DMV: Sales Tax for Military Personnel

Sales Tax for Military Personnel 
 

***Holiday Closing***:  On Friday, December 22, DMV offices will close at 12:30 p.m. to observe the Christmas Day holiday, and remain closed on Saturday, December 23.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, December 26 at 7:45 a.m.

 
Members of the United States armed forces who are residents of Connecticut are subject to a 6.35% (7.75% for vehicles over $50,000) sales and use tax
 
Members of the United States armed forces on full-time active duty in Connecticut who are residents of another state may purchase motor vehicles from a licensed Connecticut motor vehicle dealer at a reduced sales tax rate of 4.5%.  Purchases can also be made jointly with the military members spouse. To obtain the reduced tax rate the military member must complete the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) form CERT-135 and submit to the Connecticut licensed dealer with other required documents as mentioned on the CERT-135
 
Military members who purchase a vehicle from an out-of-state dealer must submit the completed CERT-135 form and other required documents to the DMV at the time of registration. 
 
 
 




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