California Gas Prices Set To Go Up On Friday
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Drivers select from various fuels priced near of above over $6 dollars at a Shell gas station located at South Fairfax, West Olympic and San Vicente Blvd in Los Angeles as California gas prices hit an average price of $4.676 Sunday, setting the highest recorded average price for regular gasoline, according to AAA. Americas largest state by population has the highest gas prices in the country. The national average dropped slightly to $3.413 Sunday. Carthay Circle on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images).

Oh, great. The last thing we need: even higher gas prices!

According to ABC 7, On July 1, the annual gas tax increase will take effect, raising the cost across the state by around 3 cents a gallon.

Currently, the overall gas tax in California is around 51 cents per gallon and will bump up to 54 cents on Friday. Luckily, is not that much, but every penny really counts as of late.

As previously reported, lawmakers are working on direct payments to California residents for inflation relief.

In the mean time, you may want to fill up your gas tank ASAP. You can also win a $100 Gas Card by joining the Bay Country Club!