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Suspension of Motor Fuels Tax Extended

(Updated information as of July 1, 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 November 30, 2022.


  • Connecticut Motor vehicle fuels tax on gasoline and gasohol is suspended for the period April 1, 2022 through November 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 November 30, 2022.
  • Sales or use of propane, natural gas, or diesel by a distributor are not impacted by this suspension.

More Information:

Press Releases:

Governor Lamont Signs Emergency Legislation Suspending Connecticut’s Excise Tax on Gas from April 1 to June 30 

Governor Lamont Reminds Residents That Connecticut’s Gas Tax Holiday and Fare-Free Bus Service Have Been Extended for Several Additional Months