Mississippi Fuel Sales Taxes 2024 Mississippi: Fuel Excise Taxes


Mississippi 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 Mississippi and Federal levels. Excise taxes on Fuel are implemented by every state, as are excises on alcohol and tobacco products.

Mississippi Gasoline Tax

Excise: $0.18 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.18 / gallon

Mississippi Diesel Tax

Excise: $0.18 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.18 / gallon

Mississippi Gasohol Tax

Excise: $0.18 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.00 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.18 / gallon

† Additional Applicable Taxes: Environmental fee

Mississippi Fuel Sales Taxes 2024 Other Mississippi Fuel Excise Tax Rates

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

Mississippi Aviation Fuel sales tax rate

Mississippi Aviation Fuel Tax

In Mississippi, Aviation Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of 6.4 cents per gallon

Point of Taxation: Section 27-55-11 Mississippi Code of 1972

Mississippi Jet Fuel sales tax rate

Mississippi Jet Fuel Tax

In Mississippi, Jet Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of 5.25 cents per gallon

Point of Taxation: Section 27-55-519 Mississippi Code of 1972

Payment of Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Fuel Tax Reports

Fuel producers and vendors in Mississippi have to pay fuel excise taxes, and are responsible for filing various fuel tax reports to the Mississippi government. Click the button below to view details on one MS fuel tax reports.

All Taxes

Report Penalties: 10% Penalty

ReportPenalties: 10% Penalty

PaymentPenalties: .09 % per Month

Federal Fuel Sales Taxes 2024 Federal Fuel Excise Taxes

The price of all motor fuel sold in Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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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