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California: Prepaid Sales Tax Rates for Fuel, April 2015


 April 2015: California lowers prepayment sales tax rates for fuel.

The California State Board of Equalization has published rates for the prepayment of sales tax on fuels. New rates take effect on April 1, 2015 and should remain in effect through June 30, 2016.

Rates (per gallon) through March 31, 2015:

  • Aircraft jet fuel: 17.5 cents
  • Diesel fuel: 27.0 cents
  • Gasoline (motor vehicle fuel): 6.5 cents

Rates (per gallon) Effective April 1, 2015:

  • Aircraft jet fuel: 11.5 cents
  • Diesel fuel: 22.5 cents
  • Gasoline (motor vehicle fuel): 5.0 cents

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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.