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Sun Dec 23, 2018, 08:34 PM

Nebraska gas tax will rise 1.6 cents a gallon at start of next year

LINCOLN — Nebraska drivers will pay the highest gas tax in the state’s history in the new year.

Nebraska Department of Revenue officials announced Friday that the motor fuel tax is set to rise 1.6 cents per gallon, up to 29.6 cents, on Jan. 1. The new rate will be in effect until June 30.

Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton said most of the increase can be traced to legislation passed in 2015. The rest is determined using a formula based on wholesale gasoline prices and the state road budget.

“A lot of this is on cruise control,” Fulton said. “It’s the appropriation that sets it.”

Read more: https://www.omaha.com/news/nebraska/nebraska-gas-tax-will-rise-cents-a-gallon-at-start/article_e543ceee-c398-5472-bc0d-c13c2876cb55.html

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customerserviceguy Dec 2018 #1

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Sun Dec 23, 2018, 10:38 PM

1. It's fortunate for Nebraska drivers

that this is happening as gasoline prices are falling. Most won't notice it.

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