Sales Tax for Military Personnel
SERVICE ADVISORY: DMV offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Offices will reopen on Friday, Nov. 27.
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.
Content Last Modified on 7/29/2015 2:22:31 PM