Fuel Tax Rates


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

Tax Type Tax Rates Effective Dates
Aviation fuel    
Non-federally certificated air carriers $0.090 per gallon Effective Jul 1, 2001
Federally certificated air carriers $0.040 per gallon Effective Jul 1, 2001
Federally certificated air carriers (SLC Airport) $0.025 per gallon Effective Jan 1, 2009
Motor and special fuels
(except as listed below)
$0.294 per gallon Effective Jan 1, 2016
$0.245 per gallon Jul 1, 1997 – Dec 31, 2015
Electricity and Propane Exempt Effective Jan 1, 2009
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) $0.145 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Effective Jul 1, 2017
$0.125 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2016 – Jun 30, 2017
$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) $0.145 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) Effective Jul 1, 2017
$0.125 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) Jul 1, 2016 – Jun 30, 2017
$0.105 per diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) Jul 1, 2015 – Jun 30, 2016
$0.085 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2011 – Jun 30, 2015
Hydrogen $0.145 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Effective Jul 1, 2017
$0.125 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2016 – Jun 30, 2017
$0.105 per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) Jul 1, 2015 – Jun 30, 2016
Environmental Assurance Fee $0.0065 per gallon Effective Jan 1, 2015 
$0.0050 per gallon Jul 1, 2003 – Dec 31, 2014