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‚Äôs 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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