History of Tennessee's Gas/Fuel 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.

**Chapter 931, P.A. 1986, effective 6-1-87

***Chap 241, P.A. 1989, effective 4-1-90