Calculate What You Pay
Where does the money go?
This number is based on someone who drives 15,000 miles a year and gets 20 mpg.
91% OF FUNDS ARE used for all of TDOT's projects and programs including SAFETY, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, PRESERVATION AND GRANTS.
2% OF FUNDS ARE SPENT ON Commissioner's staff and administrative support (HR, Finance, IT, Central Services, Audit, Civil Rights...)
7% OF FUNDS ARE SPENT ON ITEMS SUCH AS Equipment and Facilities, Garage Operations, Aeronautics & Flight Operations, Professional Services by Other State Agencies, Field Operations, and HQ Operations.
How much do we
pay per gallon?
A TAX DOES NOT CHANGE. IT remains constant staying at THE SAME "FLAT" RATE.
21.4 CENTS PER GALLON IS THE STATE GAS TAX. 18.4 IS THE FEDERAL GAS TAX. THAT EQUALS 39.8 total gas tax in Tennessee
How do we compare to the rest of the country?
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