MD Motor Fuel Tax

MD Gas Tax Increase Effective July 1, 2022

Effective July 1, 2022, there will be a $0.066 per gallon increase in the Maryland gas and diesel taxes.

 The new rates are as follows:

 Gas                  $0.4270

Diesel              $0.4345

 Additionally, there will be a floor tax on gas and diesel in the ground as of June 30, 2022, 11:59 pm.  Calculate your volume by multiplying 6.6ȼ per gallon and then send a check with the appropriate form to the Comptroller’s office on or before July 31, 2022. 

MD Motor Fuel Tax, Inventory Tax Adjustment Form 779

Section 9-305(B)(6) of the Tax-General Article, Annotated Code of Maryland requires all persons possessing tax-paid motor fuel for sale at the start of business on July 1, 2013 to compile and file an inventory of the motor fuel held at the close of business on the immediately preceding date and remit any additional motor fuel tax that is due on the motor fuel.  For your convenience, Form 779 has been uploaded to the Resources Section of our website.