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West Virginia 2015 Fuel Tax Rates


 West Virginia: 2015 fuel tax rates set.

Motor fuel and alternative fuel in West Virginia is subject to both a flat tax rate and a variable tax rate.

Motor Fuel Flat Rate Tax Variable Rate Tax Combined Rate
Conventional Motor Fuels (Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene, etc) $0.205 per gallon $0.141 per gallon $0.346 per gallon
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) $1.618 per 1000 cubic feet $0.276 per 1000 cubic feet $1.894 per 1000 cubic feet
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) - GGC Measure $0.205 per 126.67 cubic feet (or per 5.66 pounds) $0.035 per 126.67 cubic feet (or per 5.66 pounds) $0.240 per 126.67 cubic feet (or per 5.66 pounds)
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) $0.132 per gallon of LNG $0.023 per gallon of LNG $0.155 per gallon of LNG
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG - Propane)
$0.150 per gallon of LPG $0.061 per gallon of LPG $0.211 per gallon of LPG
Field Gas $1.618 per 1000 cubic feeet $0.113 per 1000 cubic feet $1.731 per 1000 cubic feet

The excise tax rates listed above apply to the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, “regardless of whether the actual purchase price” varies. Additional information is available on  West Virginia Department of Revenue Administrative Notices 2014-25 and 2014-26.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.