All About Petrol Tax in Delhi

What Is the Petrol Tax levied in Delhi?


In November 2021, the Central Government slashed the excise duty on both petrol and diesel. Delhi wasn’t far behind as the State Government also reduced VAT on petrol from 30% to 19.40%. As of 27th Jan 2022, the petrol price in Delhi is ₹95.41.

In the table below, you will get the entire break-up of the petrol tax in Delhi. Take a look.


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

₹3.78 per litre

VAT (Levied by the State Government)

₹15.50 per litre {19.40% of (fuel price charged to dealers + excise duty + avg. dealer commission)}

Retail selling price at Delhi

₹95.41 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 Delhi).

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