|Source: FDOT, Florida's Transportation Tax Sources|
Availability of affordable motor fuel shapes our nations economy. Transportation relies heavily on this resource. The use of gasoline in Florida has continued to climb as more individuals travel more. According to the Energy Information Administration, the number of gasoline stations in Florida makes up over five percent of the national total.
The State of Florida Department of Revenue tracks the sales of and tax revenues from motor fuels. State, Federal and additional local option fuel taxes are primary sources of funding for transportation expenditures, including roadway improvements.
The taxes on gasoline are imposed on the federal, state and local levels. This indicator is updated annually and data comes from the Florida Department of Transportation's Florida's Transportation Tax Sources.