Sales Tax

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Sales Tax Holiday Week Is Here

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s annual sales tax holiday week is under way. Beginning Sunday and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 22, most items of clothing and footwear priced under $100 are exempt from the state’s […]


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State Parks Begin Collecting Sales Tax

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s three shoreline state parks are beginning to collect the 6.35 percent sales tax on parking fees. Beginning Saturday, the tax will be imposed at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, […]


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Car Wash Owners Revved Up Over New Sales Tax

Connecticut car wash owners are revved up about state lawmakers suddenly imposing a new sales tax on their services, including coin-operated washes and vacuums, saying their machines can’t collect the 6.35 percent levy.



Amazon To Start Collecting State Sales Tax Friday

“This comes well in time for Cyber Monday, which is the first Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend, which is the big online sales day,” state Tax Commissioner Kevin Sullivan said.



Budget Proposal Reinstates Clothing Sales Tax Exemption

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s new budget proposal reinstates the sales tax exemption on clothing.


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State Officials Not Giving Up On Sales Tax On Internet Purchases

Connecticut officials say they’re not giving up on requiring Internet retailers like to collect state sales taxes.


Coupon Clippers Not Happy with Governor’s Sales Tax Changes

Sales tax on pre-coupon or discount price drwaing criticism from shoppers.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/27/2011