Biden to call on Congress, states to suspend gas taxes

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2022
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President Biden will on Wednesday call on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax for three months and ask states to suspend their own gas taxes or provide commensurate relief to consumers, according to the White House.

The federal government charges an 18.4-cent tax per gallon of gasoline and a 24.4-cent tax per gallon of diesel. Suspending the tax for three months -- through the end of September, as Biden will call for -- will cost about $10 billion, the White House said.

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