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Fuel Tax Rates

The following table lists Utah's fuel tax rates and effective dates.

Tax TypeTax RatesEffective Dates
Aviation fuel    
Non-federally certificated air carriers $0.090 per gallon Jul 1, 2001 – current
Federally certificated air carriers $0.040 per gallon Jul 1, 2001 – current 
Federally certificated air carriers (SLC Airport) $0.025 per gallon Jan 1, 2009 – current 
Motor and special fuels
(except as listed below)
$0.294 per gallon Jan 1, 2016 – current
$0.245 per gallon Jul 1, 1997 – Dec 31, 2015
Electricity and Propane Exempt Jan 1, 2009 – Current
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) $0.125 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2016 – Current
$0.105 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2015 – Jun 30, 2016
$0.085 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jan 1, 2009 – Jun 30, 2015
Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) $0.125 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) Jul 1, 2016 – Current
$0.105 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) Jul 1, 2015 – Jun 30, 2016
$0.085 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2011 – June 30, 2015
Hydrogen $0.125 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Effective Jul 1, 2016
$0.105 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2015 – Current
Environmental Assurance Fee $0.0065 per gallon Jan 1, 2015 - Current 
$0.0050 per gallon Jul 1, 2003 – Dec 31, 2014