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Frequently Asked Questions About the Transporation Investment Act

The links listed below contain answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Transportation Investment Act of 2013.


Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI): The CPI is the index published monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the U.S. Department of Labor. The CPI is the U.S. city average of all items in a basket of consumer goods and services.

Motor Fuel: Motor fuel consists of gasoline, special fuel, clean burning fuel, aviation gasoline, and turbine fuel. Gasoline includes both gasoline and ethanol that is blended into gasoline. Special fuel consists of diesel fuel and kerosene, while clean burning fuel includes propane, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

Links for Transportation Investment Act FAQs
Business Tax Types
Motor Fuel Tax
Tax Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Transportation Investment Act FAQs
  1 - What is the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013?
  2 - What motor fuels are affected by this tax increase?
  3 - How is the motor fuel tax increased?
  4 - How will the CPI tax increase be computed?
  5 - How does the average increase in the retail sales price of gasoline affect the tax increase?
  6 - What are the percentage changes for the sales and use tax equivalent rate and dates the tax will change?
  7 - Can I use my sales tax exemption with the sales and use tax equivalent rate?
  8 - What is the inventory adjustment?
  9 - Where can I find additional information?
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