Taxes by state
  Sales* Gas/gallon Cigarettes/pack Beer/gallon
Alabama 4.00% $0.21 $0.43 $1.05
Alaska none $0.08 $2.00 $1.07
Arizona 6.60%** $0.19 $2.00 $0.16
Arkansas 6.00% $0.22 $1.15 $0.24
California 8.25% $0.48 $0.87 $0.20
Colorado 2.90% $0.22 $0.84 $0.08
Connecticut 6.00% $0.45 $3.00 $0.19
Delaware none** $0.23 $1.60 $0.16
Florida 6.00% $0.34 $1.34 $0.48
Georgia 4.00% $0.21 $0.37 $1.01
Hawaii 4.00%** $0.46 $3.00 $0.93
Idaho 6.00% $0.25 $0.57 $0.15
Illinois 6.25% $0.43 $0.98 $0.23
Indiana 7.00% $0.37 $1.00 $0.12
Iowa 6.00% $0.22 $1.36 $0.19
Kansas 6.30% $0.25 $0.79 $0.18
Kentucky 6.00%** $0.23 $0.60 $0.08
Louisiana 4.00% $0.20 $0.36 $0.32
Maine 5.00% $0.31 $2.00 $0.35
Maryland 6.00% $0.24 $2.00 $0.09
Massachusetts 6.25% $0.24 $2.51 $0.11
Michigan 6.00% $0.38 $2.00 $0.20
Minnesota 6.88% $0.27 $2.46 $0.15
Mississippi 7.00% $0.19 $0.68 $0.43
Missouri 4.23% $0.17 $0.17 $0.06
Montana none $0.28 $1.70 $0.14
Nebraska 5.50% $0.27 $0.64 $0.31
Nevada 6.85% $0.33 $0.80 $0.16
New Hampshire none** $0.20 $1.78 $0.30
New Jersey 7.00% $0.15 $2.70 $0.12
New Mexico 5.13% $0.19 $1.66 $0.41
New York 4.00% $0.47 $4.35 $0.14
North Carolina 5.75% $0.33 $0.45 $0.53
North Dakota 5.00% $0.23 $0.44 $0.16
Ohio 5.50%** $0.28 $1.25 $0.18
Oklahoma 4.50% $0.17 $1.03 $0.40
Oregon none $0.31 $1.18 $0.08
Pennsylvania 6.00% $0.32 $1.60 $0.08
Rhode Island 7.00% $0.33 $3.46 $0.11
South Carolina 6.00% $0.17 $0.57 $0.77
South Dakota 4.00% $0.24 $1.53 $0.27
Tennessee 7.00% $0.21 $0.62 $0.14
Texas 6.25%** $0.20 $1.41 $0.20
Utah 5.95% $0.25 $1.70 $0.41
Vermont 6.00% $0.25 $2.24 $0.27
Virginia 5.00% $0.20 $0.30 $0.26
Washington 6.50%** $0.38 $3.03 $0.76
West Virginia 6.00% $0.32 $0.55 $0.18
Wisconsin 5.00% $0.33 $2.52 $0.06
Wyoming 4.00% $0.14 $0.60 $0.02
Washington, D.C. 6.00% $0.24 $2.50 $0.09
All figures above are by state and do not include city, county or other local taxes or fees. *As of Jan. 1, 2011. **State collects Gross Receipts Tax applied before retail level.
Source: The Tax Foundation