Texas: Gas Tax Meets Electrics & Hybrids. New Fee Structure Proposal.
The legislation: HB 427 (2021 | TX)
What new fees are included in the proposal?
- EVs would pay $200 additional for registration and an additional renewal fee
- Hybrid additional fees would be $100
- An identical bill from 2019 had a fiscal note of $55 million in revenue generated over the next two years for the state’s highway fund
How do Texas gas taxes compare to other states?
- Texas gas tax is 20cents
- Texas has the 44th lowest gas tax in the nation
- Texas has seen gas tax collection decrease by 7% in 2020
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