Sales Tax for Military Personnel
Members of the United States armed forces who are residents of Connecticut are subject to a 6.35% (7.75% for vehicles over $50,000) sales and use tax.
Members of the United States armed forces on full-time active duty in Connecticut who are residents of another state may purchase motor vehicles from a licensed Connecticut motor vehicle dealer at a reduced sales tax rate of 4.5%. Purchases can also be made jointly with the military members spouse. To obtain the reduced tax rate the military member must complete the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) form CERT-135 and submit to the Connecticut licensed dealer with other required documents as mentioned on the CERT-135.
Military members who purchase a vehicle from an out-of-state dealer must submit the completed CERT-135 form and other required documents to the DMV at the time of registration.
[$IF ROLE IN '364'$]Casual sales will be subject to 6.35% sales tax. [$ELSE IF ROLE$][$END IF ROLE$]