Bonus Trivia

In the USA, the federal government collects 18.4 cents per gallon of gasoline sold.  That’s not all of the taxes Americans pay, as the individual states also collect a sales / consumption tax for each gallon sold.  Combining both the federal and state sales / consumption tax collected per gallon of gasoline, here’ s how much in taxes you are paying per gallon (all amounts in US cents per gallon):

Pennsylvania: 70.00
California: 65.98
New York: 62.86
Hawaii: 62.06
Connecticut: 59.26
Washington: 55.90
Florida: 54.82
North Carolina: 54.65
West Virginia: 53.00
Illinois: 52.48
Nevada: 51.55
Michigan: 51.46
Rhode Island: 51.40
Wisconsin: 51.30
Indiana: 51.29
Iowa: 50.40
Oregon: 49.47
Vermont: 48.86
Maryland: 48.70
Maine: 48.41
South Dakota: 48.40
Minnesota: 47.00
Ohio: 46.40
Montana: 46.15
Massachusetts: 44.94
Georgia: 44.93
Nebraska: 44.90
Kentucky: 44.40
Idaho: 43.40
Utah: 42.91
Kansas: 42.43
Wyoming: 42.40
New Hampshire: 42.23
Washington, D.C.: 41.90
Delaware: 41.40
North Dakota: 41.40
Virginia: 40.78
Colorado: 40.40
Arkansas: 40.20
Tennessee: 39.80
Alabama: 39.27
Louisiana: 38.41
Texas: 38.40
Arizona: 37.40
New Mexico: 37.28
Mississippi: 37.18
Missouri: 35.70
Oklahoma: 35.40
South Carolina: 35.15
New Jersey: 32.90
Alaska: 29.70

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