Connecticut’s Taxes and Fees: 350 Sources of Revenue

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Connecticut has 350 sources of revenue in the form of taxes and fees.


One hundred and fifty of those revenue sources only bring in $10.5 million per year — that’s 0.05 percent of the budget!


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