Tags: tax | New Jersey | gasoline | Uber

New Jersey Gas Tax Hike Is Boosting Uber Fares

New Jersey Gas Tax Hike Is Boosting Uber Fares

Monday, 31 October 2016 06:14 PM

New Jersey's gas tax increase is going to affect Uber rides as well.

The ride-hailing company said Monday that it will raise fares by 2 cents per mile to help drivers pay for gas after the tax goes up by 23 cents per gallon Tuesday.

Uber drivers use their own cars and are responsible for paying for their own gas.

The company estimates that a trip from Journal Square PATH station in Jersey City to Newark Liberty International Airport will increase by 20 cents because of the new fares.

The New Jersey Assembly passed a measure this month to regulate ride-hailing services in the state. That measure still needs approval in the Senate.

The increase will give New Jersey the sixth-highest gas taxes in the nation, up from 49th.

© Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

   
1Like our page
2Share
StreetTalk
New Jersey's gas tax increase is going to affect Uber rides as well.The ride-hailing company said Monday that it will raise fares by 2 cents per mile to help drivers pay for gas after the tax goes up by 23 cents per gallon Tuesday.
tax, New Jersey, gasoline, Uber
129
2016-14-31
Monday, 31 October 2016 06:14 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
MONEYNEWS.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved