The Gas Tax Fiasco: 6 Surprising and Little-Known Reasons Why the Taxes You Pay Keep Increasing While Road Quality Keeps Deteriorating

Craig Huey California, Politics, Taxation Leave a Comment

Across the nation, gas taxes in many states keep increasing while the quality of roads and bridges keeps declining. Why? Here are 6 surprising and little-known reasons for the disparity: 1. The types and the amounts of gas tax vary widely from state to state. The federal component of the gas tax – which has remained constant since 1993 – …