California Revenue and Taxation Code

Sec. § 9501


Except as specified in subdivision (c), in addition to taxes imposed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 99500) of Part 11 of Division 10 of the Public Utilities Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 7301), Part 3 (commencing with Section 8601), and Part 31 (commencing with Section 60001) of this division, on motor vehicle fuel, a tax may be imposed by a county on a countywide basis in accordance with this part.


The tax shall be imposed in increments of one cent ($0.01) per gallon or, in the case of compressed natural gas, one cent ($0.01) per 100 cubic feet as measured at standard pressure and temperature.


No tax shall be imposed under this part on fuel used in propelling an aircraft or a vessel.

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