Hauling Industry News

California’s 20-cent diesel tax hike goes into effect

By Pulltarps Mfg | November 2, 2017

Truckers in California will now see increased prices at the pump after a 20-cent increase to the state’s diesel tax went into effect Wednesday, Nov. 1.

The excise tax on diesel in the state jumped from 16 cents per gallon to 36 cents per gallon Wednesday. The state has also increased the sales tax rate on diesel from 9 percent to 13 percent.

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