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The History of Tennessee's Gasoline and Motor Tax Rates



PUBLIC ACTS CHAPTER GASOLINE MOTOR FUEL GASOHOL
1923 58 .02 - -
   
1925 4 and 19 .03 - -
   
1929 11 .05 - -
   
1931 11 and 40 .07 - -
   
1941 73 - .07 -
   
1963 40 - .08 -
   
1981 366 .09 .12 -
         
1982 912*     .05
   
1985 419 .12 - .08
   
1986 931 .16 .14 .12
   
1987 931* - .15 -
   
1989 46 and 241 .20 .16 .20
   
1990 241** - .17 -
         
  *Chapter 912, P.A. 1982 provided for a 4 cent tax savings to consumers on the purchase of gasohol. This chapter expired December 1988  
  **Chap 931, P.A. 1986 effective 6-1-87
***Chap 241, P.A. 1989 effective 4-1-90