Gas money: What a higher gas tax would earn for local communities

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News Center 7 has finally learned when Ohians will have to start paying more tax on gas, if Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's plan passes state legislature. Ohioans will have to start paying .64 cents more beginning on July 1. News Center 7's Jim Otte reports the proposal was unveiled at the statehouse ...

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has proposed raising the state’s gas tax by 18 cents to bring in more money for construction, maintenance and repair of public highways and bridges.

ExploreREAD MORE: ‘What are we going to get for it?’: Butler County drivers debate possible gas tax increase

What would that mean for local communities? The Journal-News acquired data from the state showing what the current and proposed tax would mean by state fiscal years (SFY).

Butler County

JurisdictionSFY 2020,
current 28-cent tax
SFY 2020,
proposed 46-cent tax
SFY 2024,
proposed 46-cent tax
Fairfield$1,734,331 $2,995,534 $3,225,798
Fairfield Twp. $169,958 $352,293 $380,261
Hamilton$1,921,698 $3,319,154 $3,574,295
Hanover Twp. $103,517 $184,854 $199,444
Village of Jacksonburg$2,076 $3,586 $3,861
Lemon Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Liberty Twp.$259,951 $579,087 $625,175
Madison Twp. $112,434 $207,327 $223,713
Middletown$1,592,776 $2,751,040 $2,962,511
Milford Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Village of Millville$26,782 $46,257 $49,813
Monroe$565,873 $977,375 $1,052,505
Morgan Twp. $92,807 $157,865 $170,298
Village of New Miami$68,546 $118,392 $127,492
Oxford$263,802 $455,638 $490,663
Oxford Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Reily Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Ross Twp. $107,528 $194,964 $210,362
St. Clair Twp.$90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Seven Mile $28,027 $48,409 $52,130
Village of Somerville$0 $0 $0
Trenton$422,138 $729,117 $785,163
Wayne Twp.$90,475 $151,989 $163,953
West Chester Twp. $387,988 $901,756 $973,626
 $8,403,082 $14,934,582 $16,090,828

Warren County

JurisdictionSFY 2020,
current 28-cent tax
SFY 2020,
proposed 46-cent tax
SFY 2024,
proposed 46-cent tax
Village of Butlerville$6,263 $10,817 $11,649
Village of Carlisle$216,156 $373,344 $402,042
Clearcreek Township $165,119 $340,098 $367,092
Village of Corwin$16,540 $28,567 $30,763
Deerfield Twp. $233,354 $512,059 $552,792
Franklin$414,907 $716,626 $771,712
Franklin Twp. $126,513 $242,807 $262,027
Hamilton Twp. $185,129 $390,526 $421,549
Harlan Twp. $93,645 $159,978 $172,580
Village of Harveysburg$25,363 $43,807 $47,174
Lebanon$693,933 $1,198,560 $1,290,692
Village of Maineville$41,072 $70,939 $76,393
Mason$1,153,579 $1,992,460 $2,145,619
Massie Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Village of Morrow$56,677 $97,893 $105,418
Village of Plesant Plain$5,605 $9,682 $10,426
Salem Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Village of South Lebanon$142,351 $245,868 $264,767
Springboro$640,059 $1,105,508 $1,190,488
Turtlecreek Twp. $130,772 $253,542 $273,619
Union Twp. $90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Washington Twp.$90,475 $151,989 $163,953
Wayne Twp. $95,794 $165,391 $178,426
Village of Waynesville$108,372 $187,180 $201,568

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