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US Contemplating ‘Vehicle Miles Traveled’ Tax

March 25th, 2011 03:07 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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dawgs72 writes “This week the Congressional Budget Office released a report saying that taxing people based on how many miles they drive is a possible option for raising new revenues, and that these taxes could be used to offset the costs of highway maintenance. The proposed tax would be enforced through the use of electronic metering devices installed on all vehicles. The mileage tax is being considered instead of an increase in the gas tax in order to tax hybrids, EVs, and conventional automobiles equally.”

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