Rhode Island Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Rhode Island: Fuel Excise Taxes

Rhode Island:

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island and Federal levels. Excise taxes on Fuel are implemented by every state, as are excises on alcohol and motor fuels like gasoline.

Rhode Island Gasoline Tax

Excise: $0.33 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.34 / gallon

Rhode Island Diesel Tax

Excise: $0.33 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.34 / gallon

Rhode Island Gasohol Tax

Excise: $0.33 / gallon
Addl. Tax: $0.01 / gallon
Total Tax: $0.34 / gallon

† Additional Applicable Taxes: LUST tax


Rhode Island Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Other Rhode Island Fuel Excise Tax Rates

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


Rhode Island Aviation Fuel sales tax rate

Rhode Island Aviation Fuel Tax

In Rhode Island, Aviation Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of Exempt

Point of Taxation: Exempt


Rhode Island Jet Fuel sales tax rate

Rhode Island Jet Fuel Tax

In Rhode Island, Jet Fuel is subject to a state excise tax of Exempt

Point of Taxation: Exempt


Payment of Rhode Island 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 and the environmental protection fee is paid every three months.

Rhode Island Fuel Tax Reports

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

EPRF-1 quarterly return

Report Due: 20 th of the following month

Report Penalties: No Penalty

Payment Due: 20 th of the following month

ReportPenalties: No Penalty

PaymentPenalties: No Penalty


MFT-1 monthly return

Report Due: 20 th of the following month

Report Penalties: No Penalty

Payment Due: 20 th of the following month

ReportPenalties: No Penalty

PaymentPenalties: 10% of the Tax due


T-12 monthly return

Report Due: 20 th of the following month

Report Penalties: No Penalty

Payment Due: 20 th of the following month

ReportPenalties: No Penalty

PaymentPenalties: 10% of the Tax due


UORF-1 monthly return

Report Due: Last day of the following month

Report Penalties: No Penalty

Payment Due: Last day of the following month

ReportPenalties: No Penalty

PaymentPenalties: No Penalty




Federal Fuel Sales Taxes 2017 Federal Fuel Excise Taxes

The price of all motor fuel sold in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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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