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Old February 8th, 2018, 17:59   #10936
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Old February 8th, 2018, 23:17   #10937
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Filled up today for the second time since the diesel tax increase.

$3.59 per gallon for diesel!

On Jan. 22 it was $3.27 per gallon.

So from Jan 22 to Feb 8 price is up 32 cents per gallon and nobody is complaining.

But when there was a 18 cent per gallon tax increase - people whined, complained and try to pass a tax repeal. I just don't get it. Nobody wants to pay for better roads. But it is A-OK to pay the refiners a fatter profit margin.
Filled up at a Propel pump in West Sacramento tonight: $3.599 For comparison, this pump is located at a Chevron station and Chevron diesel was $4.399.

Yes, I noticed that those stations that absorbed part or all of the 20/gallon Diesel fuel tax and the Diesel Sales Tax increase from 9% to 13% over the holiday season, have phased it in over the last 3 - 4 weeks.

Using the Propel price, those 2 increases on diesel added about 33 to the price, if you ignore the mandatory wage increase that went into effect 1 January. Factor that in, and diesel prices increased about 40-50 cents per gallon over the last 3 months.
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Old February 10th, 2018, 11:28   #10938
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Filled up @ $3.365/g at the Shell station in Point Roberts, WA.
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Old February 10th, 2018, 11:33   #10939
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What percentage of that price is taxes?
Too much tax.... here is the link for the news on tax breakdown per liter of Vancouver gas back in 2016.

https://globalnews.ca/news/2712837/v...n-the-country/

Diesel most likely follows a similar tax pattern.
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Old February 10th, 2018, 12:36   #10940
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Too much tax.... here is the link for the news on tax breakdown per liter of Vancouver gas back in 2016.

https://globalnews.ca/news/2712837/v...n-the-country/

Diesel most likely follows a similar tax pattern.
So it was about CAD 1.78 in taxes/US gallon.

California taxes/gallonDiesel in USD: 24.4 Federal + 36 State +13% sales tax

The sales tax is based on the price per gallon BEFORE state & Federal taxes PLUS the Federal excise tax (24.4/gallon). For example:

Price: $2.50 + 0.244 = $2.744 x .13 = 0.357. Add that to $2.744 and you get $3.001. Now add the state excise tax (36/gallon) and the total is $3.361 at the pump. Of that, taxes totaled $0.961


See https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/formspubs/l504.pdf
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