DRS: SN 91(27), Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax Rate Increase on Gasoline and Gasohol

 

STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES

450 Columbus Blvd
Hartford CT 06103

SN 91(27)

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 http://www.ct.gov/drs. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD/TT) users only call 860-297-4911 during business hours.


SN 91(27)
Motor vehicle fuels tax
Issued 11/91
TS/0062/1191