Statutory Authority: Conn. Gen. Stat. §12-458(a)(2)(B), as amended by 2004 Conn. Pub. Acts 2, § 26 (May Special Session) and Conn. Gen. Stat. §12-458f, as amended by 2004 Conn. Pub. Acts 231, § 6.
Gasohol Tax Rate Increase: Effective July 1, 2004, the motor vehicle fuels tax rate on the sale or use of gasohol increases from 24¢ to 25¢ per gallon.
No Change to Gasoline or Diesel Fuel Tax Rates: The motor vehicle fuels tax rate on gasoline and diesel fuel will not change on July 1, 2004. The tax rate for gasoline remains 25¢ per gallon. The tax rate on diesel fuel remains 26¢ per gallon.
Effect of This Document: A Special Notice is a document that announces a new policy or practice in response to changes in State or federal laws or regulations or to judicial decisions. A Special Notice indicates an informal interpretation of Connecticut tax law by DRS.
For Further Information on Motor Vehicle Fuels Tax: Call the Excise Taxes Unit at 860-541-3224 during business hours, Monday through Friday.
For Further Information: Call DRS during business hours, Monday through Friday:
1-800-382-9463 (in-state), or
860-297-5962 (from anywhere)
Forms and Publications: Forms and publications are available anytime by:
Internet: Preview and download forms and publications from the DRS Web site at www.ct.gov/DRS
Telephone: Call 860-297-4753 (from anywhere), or 1-800-382-9463 (in-state) and select Option 2 from a touch-tone phone.
Paperless Filing Methods (fast, easy, free, and confidential):
For business returns: Use Fast-File to file sales and use taxes, business use tax, room occupancy tax, or withholding tax returns over the Internet or telephone. Visit the DRS Web site at www.ct.gov/DRS and click on File Returns On-Line or call 860-947-1988.
For resident income tax returns:Use WebFile to file personal income tax returns over the Internet. Visit the DRS Web site at www.ct.gov/DRS and click on File Returns On-Line.
Motor Vehicles Fuels Tax