Virginia Highway Taxes Compared with Those of Bordering States

Report No: 75-R44

Published in 1975

About the report:

This report is an update of a similar publication prepared in 1965 by John Thompson. It presents a summary comparison between the highway revenues of Virginia and those of Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina. It details the types of taxes levied in each state viz., motor fuel taxes, motor vehicle registration taxes and fees, and sales, use, and titling taxes; the tax rates; the important refund and exemption provisions; and the disposition of the taxes.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  •  Thomas C. Daniel

Last updated: February 5, 2024

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