- Equipment World - http://www.equipmentworld.com -
Vermont transportation budget bill includes new gas tax
Posted By Amanda Bayhi On May 1, 2013 @ 2:57 pm In News & Analysis | No Comments
On Monday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed the state’s transportation budget bill, which includes a new gas tax, Burlington Free Press reported .
The new tax goes into effect today.
The new gas tax is a 5.9-cents-per-gallon increase, which includes a 2-percent assessment on the price of gas and a 0.8-cent decrease on the per-gallon tax.
According to the news site, state officials made the switch to a percentage tax to increase revenues for road and infrastructure maintenance despite reduced gas use.
Diesel prices are scheduled for a 2-cent increase July 1.
Article printed from Equipment World: http://www.equipmentworld.com
URL to article: http://www.equipmentworld.com/vermont-transportation-budget-bill-includes-new-gas-tax-2/
URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.equipmentworld.com/files/2013/05/shutterstock_70780636.jpg
 Burlington Free Press reported: http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20130429/NEWS03/304290027/Shumlin-signs-gas-tax-increase-takes-effect-Wednesday?nclick_check=1
Copyright © 2012 Equipment World -- Development. All rights reserved.