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Fuels Tax Rates and Alternative Fuels Conversion

Fuels Tax Rates for Current Period

In accordance with Code of Virginia § 58.1-2217, the DMV Commissioner is required to determine the statewide average wholesale price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline and diesel fuel for the purpose of determining the applicable cents per gallon in accordance with a tax rate of 3.5% on gasoline and 6% on diesel.

Fuel Type Rates per Gallon
January 1 - June 30, 2014
*Rates per Gallon
Effective July 1, 2014
Gasoline Eleven and one-tenth cents (0.111) Eleven and one-tenth cents (0.111)
Diesel Twenty and two-tenths cents (0.202) Twenty and two-tenths cents (0.202)
Blended Fuels (Gasoline) Eleven and one-tenth cents (0.111) Eleven and one-tenth cents (0.111)
Blended Fuels (Diesel) Twenty and two-tenths cents (0.202) Twenty and two-tenths cents (0.202)
Aviation Fuels Five cents (0.05) Five cents (0.05)
Alternative Fuels (see below) Eleven and one-tenth cents per GGE (0.111) Eleven and one-tenth cents per GGE (0.111)

*NO CHANGE

Previous Fuels Tax Rates

To view previous tax rates, refer to Tax Rates for Prior Periods.

Alternative Fuels Conversion

All Alternative Fuels are required to be converted to the Gasoline Gallon Equivalent (GGE) before reporting. A list of alternative fuels and their conversion formulas, along with a conversion tool, is available on Converting Alternative Fuels to GGE.