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Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence
Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence

Funding

State Funding

State Motor Vehicle Sales Taxes

State sales taxes imposed on motor vehicle sales typically are not considered transportation-specific revenues, because they are directed to general funds with sales taxes collected on other transactions. However in some states, the sales tax on motor vehicles is dedicated to transportation purposes.

One notable example is in Minnesota (pdf) where the dedication of the Motor Vehicle Sales Tax (MVST) to transportation is a key funding source.