Tax on Diesel
Tax Rate on Diesel in India
The Retail Selling Price of Diesel in Delhi on 8 October 2018 is 73.82 Rs./Litre
For Diesel, the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) charged a Price of 46.63 Rs./Litre from its Dealers. This price includes the Refinery Transfer Price (RTP - Price paid by the OMCs to Refineries), Marketing Cost, Margin, Freight and Other charges. The Commission paid by the OMCs to its Dealers is fixed at 2.52 Rs./Litre. Hence if the tax on Diesel was NIL the Diesel would cost 49.15 Rs./Litre.
Central Tax (Excise Duty) levied on Diesel is 13.83 Rs./Litre. State Tax (VAT & Local Levies) levied on Diesel is 10.84 Rs./Litre.
Current Tax Rate levied on Diesel is 50.19%, i.e. you pay Rs. 24.67 as tax when you buy one Litre of Diesel which Retails at a Price of 73.82 Rs./Litre in New Delhi.
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~ Veerappa Moily