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Table 21
State and Local Taxes, Cents Per Gallon of Gasoline, 1998
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Illinois 39.1 27 Alabama 21.0
2 Connecticut 38.8 27 Iowa 21.0
3 Hawaii 32.6 27 Massachusetts 21.0
4 NEW YORK 32.3 30 New Mexico 20.9
5 Nevada 31.4 31 Maine 20.1
6 Florida 29.2 32 Louisiana 20.0
7 California 29.1 32 Minnesota 20.0
8 Rhode Island 28.0 32 North Dakota 20.0
9 Michigan 28.0 32 Texas 20.0
10 Montana 27.8 36 Virginia 19.5
11 Idaho 26.0 37 Arizona 19.0
11 Oregon 26.0 38 Vermont 19.0
13 Pennsylvania 25.9 38 Indiana 18.9
14 Washington 25.8 40 Arkansas 18.7
15 West Virginia 25.5 41 Kansas 18.0
16 Nebraska 25.2 41 New Hampshire 18.0
17 Wisconsin 24.8 43 Missouri 17.1
18 Utah 24.0 44 Oklahoma 17.0
19 Delaware 23.6 45 South Carolina 16.8
20 Maryland 23.5 46 Kentucky 16.4
21 Colorado 23.1 47 New Jersey 14.5
22 North Carolina 22.6 48 Georgia 10.5
23 Tennessee 22.4 49 Wyoming 9.0
24 Ohio 22.0 50 Alaska 8.0
24 South Dakota 22.0 U.S. average 22.5
26 Mississippi 21.4 N.Y.S. % above avg. 43.6%
Source: New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
Tax rates include all state and local sales, gross receipts, excise
and other non-income taxes of at least 0.4 cents per gallon.

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