Suspension of Motor Fuels Tax (HB 5501)
(Updated information as of April 21, 2022)
Distributors will not be required to remit the twenty-five cents per gallon tax to the Department of Revenue Services on any sale or use of gasoline or gasohol during the period April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022.
- Connecticut Motor vehicle fuels tax on gasoline and gasohol is suspended for the period
April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022.
- The Connecticut Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax is an excise tax imposed on distributors, as that term is defined in Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-455a(a).
- The Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax shall not apply to fuels or gasohol sold or used by a distributor in this state from April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022.
- Sales or use of propane, natural gas, or diesel by a distributor are not impacted by this suspension.
- Taxpayer Services Special Bulletin 2022-3, Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax Not Applicable to Gasoline and Gasohol Between April 1, 2022 and June 30, 2022
- Taxpayer Services Special Bulletin 2022-3.1, Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax Not Applicable to Gasoline and Gasohol Between April 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022 (updated on April 21, 2022 to include reporting requirements for distributors during the suspension period)
Press Release:Governor Lamont Signs Emergency Legislation Suspending Connecticut’s Excise Tax on Gas from April 1 to June 30