Democrat “Meals Tax” Will Put 7.35% New Tax on Long List of Groceries

Posted on September 13, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Today Senate and House Republican lawmakers held a press conference regarding newly released details on the “meals tax” included in the Democrat state budget set to go into effect October 1, 2019.

According to a Department of Revenue Services policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved 7.35% tax will be applied to a long list of food items that have never been taxed when sold in grocery stores before.


Rep. Hall Earns 100% Score from the State’s Leading Business Association

Posted on August 20, 2019 by admin


HARTFORD – Using key pieces of business-related legislation to rank state lawmakers during the 2019 legislative session, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) recently highlighted State Representative Carol Hall’s (R-59) perfect 100% score.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the CBIA,” Rep. Hall said. “I have consistently supported initiatives to improve workforce training and improving access to high-paying, high-skilled jobs. Enfield and East Windsor manufacturers have benefitted from strong relationships with Asnuntuck Community College.”


Sales Tax Free Week – August 18-24

Posted on August 16, 2019 by admin


Dear Neighbors,

With the start of school just around the corner, I wanted to remind you to take advantage of the upcoming “Tax Free Week” which runs from Sunday, August 18 through Saturday, August 24.

This year, legislators fought back attempts by the governor to end the weekly tax break event which benefits so many families.

This one-week event eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item. Since sales tax is calculated after the use of

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