Connecticut Truck Tax Increase Set for Governor’s Signature

June 9, 2021, 8:59 AM

Connecticut would charge a higher tax on trucks, based on mileage and weight, starting in 2023, under a bill headed to Gov. Ned Lamont, who sought the increase.

  • The tax increase in the bill (H.B. 6688), ranging from 2.5 cents to 17.5 cents per mile, would bring in $90 million annually when fully in place, according to Lamont’s original budget proposal for it.
  • The rate is determined by the weight of the carrier multiplied by highway miles traveled. The tax would have to be paid each month. Truckers also would need to apply for a permit from the ...

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