All About Petrol Tax in Tamil Nadu

What Is the Petrol Price and Tax Structure in Tamil Nadu?


Apart from Tamil Nadu Vat on petrol, several factors affect petrol's price in this state.

Take a look at the table given below summarising components that affect petrol's final price -


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

₹3.8 per litre

VAT (Levied by the State Government)

₹21.46 per litre {% of (fuel price charged to dealers + excise duty + avg. dealer commission)}

Retail selling price at Tamil Nadu

₹101.39 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 Tamil Nadu)

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