Hawaii Fuel Sales Taxes 2019 Hawaii: Fuel Excise Taxes

Hawaii:

Hawaii Cigarette and Fuel Excise Taxes

In addition to (or instead of) traditional sales taxes, gasoline and other Fuel products are subject to excise taxes on both the Hawaii and Federal levels. Excise taxes on Fuel are implemented by every state, as are excises on alcohol and motor fuels like gasoline.

Hawaii Gasoline Tax

Excise: $0.17 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.17 / gallon

Hawaii Diesel Tax

Excise: $0.17 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.17 / gallon

Hawaii Gasohol Tax

Excise: $0.17 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.17 / gallon

† Additional Applicable Taxes: Sales tax additional


Hawaii Fuel Sales Taxes 2019 Other Hawaii Fuel Excise Tax Rates

The primary excise taxes on fuel in Hawaii are on gasoline, though most states also tax other types of fuel.


Hawaii Aviation Fuel sales tax rate

Hawaii Aviation Fuel Tax

In Hawaii, Aviation Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of 2 cents per gallon

Point of Taxation: The fuel taxes are collected at distributors' level.


Hawaii Jet Fuel sales tax rate

Hawaii Jet Fuel Tax

In Hawaii, Jet Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of Jet fuel falls under the definition of aviation fuel, which is all liquid substances of whatever chemical composition usable for the propulsion of airplanes. (Reference: Hawaii Revised Statutes - 243-1)

Point of Taxation: Jet fuel falls under the definition of -aviation fuel? which is all liquid substances of whatever chemical composition usable for the propulsion of airplanes. (Reference: Hawaii Revised Statutes - 243-1)


Payment of Hawaii Fuel Excise Taxes

Payments of fuel excise taxes are made by fuel vendors, not by end consumers, though the taxes will be passed on in the fuel's retail price. Fuel tax is due on the 20th of each month for the previous month.


Federal Fuel Sales Taxes 2019 Federal Fuel Excise Taxes

The price of all motor fuel sold in Hawaii also includes Federal motor fuel excise taxes, which are collected from the manufacturer by the IRS and are used to support the Federal Highway Administration. Federal excise tax rates on various motor fuel products are as follows:

Gasoline $0.18.4 per gallon
Diesel and Kerosene $0.242 per gallon
Liquefied Petroleum Gas $0.183 per gallon
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) $0.243 per gallon
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) $0.184 per gallon
Components of gasoline price Components of diesel price

Included in the Gasoline, Diesel/Kerosene, and Compressed Natural Gas rates is a 0.1 ยข per gallon charge for the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund (LUST).

† These tax rates are based on energy content relative to gasoline.

What percentage of the cost of gas in Hawaii comes from taxes and gas station profit?

The diagram above shows how the prices of an average gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel are broken down among various components, including the cost of the crude oil, refining, distribution / marketing, and taxes. In most areas, state and federal excise taxes amount to about 13% of the cost of a gallon of gas. Gas stations generally only profit a few cents per gallon.




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