Topics: fuel tax

States Seek to Change Motor Fuel Taxes to Increase Transportation Revenues

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by adjusting their state motor fuel taxes continues to grow, with lawmakers in Minnesota, Vermont and Pennsylvania marking the latest to introduce such legislation. More

Broad Tax Reform Could Open Door to Fuel Tax Increase

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said last week that an increase in the federal fuel tax could be included in a broader tax reform package. More

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by increasing sales taxes or state motor fuel taxes is growing, with lawmakers in Missouri and Washington marking the latest to introduce such legislation. More

IRS Accepting Electronic Filings for Motor Fuel Excise Tax-Related Claims

The Internal Revenue Service announced that it has finished updating its tax-processing system software allowing business and individual taxpayers to once again electronically file 2012 federal tax returns, including motor fuel excise tax returns, biodiesel credit claims as well as alternative fuel and alternative fuel mixture credits and income tax returns. More

Virginia’s Transportation Legislation Brings Fuel Tax Changes

Virginia’s recent transportation legislation will make significant changes to the way fuel taxes are calculated when the law takes effect July 1. More

Miles Traveled Tax Gaining Support

Incoming House transportation Chairman Bill Shuster last week called a U.S. tax based on miles driven “a fair way” to pay for highway improvements. With fuel economy of cars and trucks increasing and more hybrids hitting the road, officials are taking a look at the fuel tax over the long haul, in recognition that the current ways of paying for infrastructure aren't generated enough revenue. More

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Gas Tax

Lawmakers at both the federal and state level are saying they will consider raising fuel taxes to fund much needed highway infrastructure projects More

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