Gas tax holiday for New York state, Nassau County ends today

Gas prices have fallen steadily, but drivers could see them rising again as of today.

The gas tax exemption for New York State and Nassau County has now been eliminated.

The tax break was originally put in place in June when prices rose to more than $5 a gallon.

Without the tax hold, prices are expected to rise 16 cents per gallon.

The Long Islanders News 12 I spoke to had mixed opinions about the end of the gas tax credit.

According to AAA, the national average is $3.21 per gallon. In New York, the average is slightly higher at $3.39.

On Long Island, the average cost of a gallon of gasoline is $3.18.

Suffolk County ended its gas tax holiday earlier this month and it hasn’t affected prices much.