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Rep. Zupkus Urges Parents Use “Sales Tax Free Week” for Back to School Shopping

Posted on August 4, 2021


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HARTFORD—As the start of the next school year approaches State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus today urged parents to take advantage of “sales tax free week” beginning Aug. 15.

The one-week exemption period that ends Aug. 21 eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on all clothing and footwear costing less than $100 per item.

“Tax Free Week” was first enacted in 2000 and applies to most clothing and footwear purchases that are intended for everyday use. Goods not covered under the program include items

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State Rep. Lezlye Zupkus: New App for Recycling Questions

Posted on July 30, 2021


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The nonprofit RecycleCT is launching a new app (downloadable from the App Store and Google Play) that will allow users to type in an item to find out if it can be placed in the recycling bin or not. Often, entire truckloads of recycling may be rejected because they are mixed with non-recyclables, making it extremely difficult to sort at the facilities. This useful tool will help residents and municipalities determine what will be accepted, hence cutting down on waste. It will also save money towns

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RESCHEDULED: Prospect Town Hall will be Held August 16th

Posted on July 26, 2021


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The Prospect Town Hall Meeting with myself and State Sen. Rob Sampson scheduled for Thursday, July 29th has been rescheduled for Monday, August 16th at 6:30pm at the Prospect Town Hall. Please bring any questions or concerns regarding the 2021 Legislative Session.