Pay – Per – Mile

New pay-per-mile scheme would boost taxes 250 percent

An on-again, off-again move by the Obama administration to scrap the federal gas tax in favor of a pay-per-mile fee would boost the tab to Americans as high as 250 percent, raising their current tax of 18.4 cents a gallon to as high as 46 cents, according to a new government study.

But without a tax increase, said the Government Accountability Office study, the government’s highway fund is going to go dry. One reason the fund is going broke: President Obama’s push for fuel efficient cars has resulted in better mileage, and fewer stops at the pump.  Continue Reading

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3 Responses to Pay – Per – Mile

  1. totally disagree with the assumption that the highway fund is going broke because of fuel efficient cars. it’s broke because the government ALWAYS mismanages money,period,the end. every government boondoggle is a trough for them to feed at. this one is no exception.

  2. Mustang.Koji says:

    Regardless, we are being taxed and taxed and taxed. It is time for another tea party.

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