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California to Reduce Fuel Tax, July 2016


 California fuel excise tax rates to decrease on July 1, 2016.

The California Board of Equalization has voted to decrease the excise tax rate for gasoline. Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, the California excise tax rate for gasoline will be $0.278 per gallon.

The current rate of $0.30 per gallon took effect on July 1, 2015. Additional information, including an explanation of how excise tax revenue is distributed, is available on the California BOE website.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.