Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax Rate Increase on
Gasoline and Gasohol
BACKGROUND: The Connecticut General Assembly has enacted a law that will increase the motor vehicle fuels tax on gasoline and gasohol in 1 cent or 2 cents per gallon increments on each of nine different occasions, the first of which was September 1, 1991 and the last of which is July 1, 1996.
PURPOSE: This Special Notice provides information concerning the next such occasion on which the motor vehicle fuels tax rate on gasoline and gasohol will be increased.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Effective upon issuance and applicable to the sale or use of gasoline and gasohol on or after January 1, 1992.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1991 Conn. Pub. Acts 3, §121 (June Spec. Sess.), amending Conn. Gen. Stat. §12-458 (a).
TAX RATE INCREASE: Effective January 1, 1992, the motor vehicle fuels tax rate on the sale or use of:
- gasoline will increase from 25 cents to 26 cents per gallon.
- gasohol will increase from 24 cents to 25 cents per gallon.
DIESEL FUEL: The motor vehicle fuels tax rate on diesel fuel will remain at 18 cents per gallon and will not increase on January 1, 1992.
REVISED TAX RETURNS: All distributors will be mailed revised tax returns that reflect these rate changes.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CALL THE EXCISE TAX SUBDIVISION OF THE AUDIT DIVISION AT 860-541-3225.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING NEW INFORMATION ABOUT DRS.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: To order forms and publications or for further information, call the Department of Revenue Services at 860-297-5962 (Hartford area or out-of-state) or 1-800-382-9463 (in-state). Forms and publications may be ordered through voice-mail 24-hours a day by choosing Option 3 on your touch tone telephone.
Electronic Delivery Options: You can also obtain tax forms and publications 24-hours a day from our Web home page at https://www.ct.gov/drs. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD/TT) users only call 860-297-4911 during business hours.
Motor vehicle fuels tax