Petrol Tax in Andhra Pradesh: Different Types of Taxes Applicable on Petrol

What is the Petrol Tax Levied in Andhra Pradesh?


Petrol price in Andhra Pradesh is based on the daily dynamic fuel pricing method. Factors like taxes, exchange rate and crude oil prices significantly impact the petrol price.

According to a report, the Centre has reduced the excise duty on petrol by ₹5 per litre.

The Government has also asked to reduce the VAT on fuels to offer relief to the public. This led to the petrol prices falling under ₹110.

However, the State Government has ruled out the decision to reduce VAT on petrol and diesel in Andhra Pradesh.

The state government has been collecting an additional VAT of ₹4 and a cess of ₹1, apart from the 31% on petrol.


Effective as of 27th Jan (in ₹ per litre)

Price charged to dealers

₹48.23 per litre

Excise duty (Levied by the Central Government)

₹27.90 per litre

Average dealer commission

₹4 per litre

VAT (Levied by the State Government)

₹25 per litre {31% of (fuel price charged to dealers + excise duty + avg. dealer commission)}

Cess and additional charges

₹5 per litre

Retail selling price at Andhra Pradesh

₹110.13 per litre

(Note: The above table serves as an example to explain the petrol tax breakup, with data taken from reliable and authorised sources, as of 27th Jan 2022. The actual prices, however, may vary as fuel price, dealer’s commission, cess and other such aspects change periodically. Check the latest petrol prices in Andhra Pradesh)

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