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Gas Tax at Max: Paying at the pump PDF Print
Thursday, 03 January 2008 07:11
North Carolina’s gas tax has moved to the highest level allowed under state law, the Associated Press reports. 
Drivers are paying 30.15 cents per gallon in state taxes. The rate increased by .2 cents per gallon on Tuesday because a portion of the tax is tied to rising and falling wholesale fuel prices. The tax would be higher had state lawmakers and Governor Mike Easley not agreed to cap the tax last year. North Carolina’s gas tax is used for road improvements and transportation needs.
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