Several states are trying to give drivers a break from high gas prices by temporarily suspending their gasoline taxes. But consumers don’t receive the full benefit of gas tax holidays, according to a recent analysis by the nonpartisan Penn Wharton Budget Model, which looked at suspensions in three states through mid-May. Instead, they have to share the savings with gas suppliers, which capture part of the economic benefit if pump prices don’t fall by the full amount of the suspended tax.
Drivers Don’t See Full Benefit From State Gas Tax Holidays
June 23, 2022