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Got a Headache? Connecticut Might Tax You For It

Got a Headache? Connecticut Might Tax You For It

In an effort to close a projected $3.5 billion budget deficit driven by Connecticut’s ever-rising pension and debt costs, Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed expanding the state sales tax to include, among other things, non-prescription medication. So, if paying Connecticut...

Statewide Vehicle Tax Could Leave Homeowners Paying More

A proposal to implement a statewide vehicle tax could leave Connecticut residents paying less property tax for their cars, but ultimately more property taxes on their homes. The plan would eliminate municipal car taxes and replace them with a 19 percent state car tax....

Sales Tax Increase to Fund Municipalities Gets Public Hearing

Sales Tax Increase to Fund Municipalities Gets Public Hearing

A proposal to increase the Connecticut sales tax by .5 percent and send the increased revenue to municipalities received a public hearing on Wednesday before the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee. Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney, D-New Haven, testified...