Motor Fuels Tax Rate Set for July 1 through December 31, 2024

Motor Fuels Tax Rate Set for July 1 through December 31, 2024
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June 24th, 2024 | Courtesy

June 24, 2024 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — The Nebraska motor fuels tax rate for July 1 through December 31, 2024, will be 29.6 cents per gallon, up from the current 29.1 cents per gallon. The components of the future and current rates include wholesale, variable, and fixed rates.

The wholesale tax rate is set depending on the wholesale price of fuel. The variable tax rate is set to meet
legislative appropriations. The fixed tax rate is set by statute.

Questions regarding the calculation of the variable percentage rate may be directed to the Nebraska Department of Transportation at 402-479-4512.

Statistical information regarding motor fuels tax receipts can be found on the Nebraska Department of Revenue’s (DOR) website under Motor Fuels, and Statistics. The petroleum release remedial action fee is not included in the state motor fuels tax and remains unchanged at 0.9 cents per gallon on motor vehicle fuels and 0.3 cents per gallon on diesel fuels.

Current and historical motor fuels tax rates per gallon can also be found on DOR’s website under Motor Fuels, and Fuel Tax Rates. For questions about the motor fuels tax, please contact Motor Fuels Taxpayer Assistance at 800-554-FUEL (800-554-3835) or 402-471-5730.


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