Alternative Fuel Tax

Alternative fuels used to operate on-road vehicles are taxed at an annually adjusted rate per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE). Alternative fuels are taxed at the same rate as gasoline and gasohol. Refer to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Fuels Tax Rates and Alternative Fuels Conversion website for fuel-specific GGE calculations.

(Reference Virginia Code 58.1-2217 and 58.1-2249)

Jurisdiction: Virginia

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Apr 3, 2013

Amended: Feb 27, 2014

Technologies: Biodiesel, Ethanol, EVs, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Natural Gas, PHEVs, Propane (LPG)

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