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New Taxes and Laws Effective October 1

Posted on September 27, 2019 by hbrooks


As we transition out of summer and into autumn, we prepare for a number of new laws and tax and fee increases to take effect starting on October 1st. These new laws and taxes may have an impact on you, your business, and our community.

Please find a list of more noteworthy taxes and legislation going into effect next week below:

Tax and Fee Increases Effective October 1st

Fact: These tax increases were included in the Democrats’ state budget passed this year. Rep. Bolinsky and his fellow Republican

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Rep. Bolinsky to Host Coffee & Conversation

Posted on September 24, 2019 by hbrooks


NEWTOWN – Please join State Representative Mitch Bolinsky for ‘Coffee & Conversation’ at Village Perk Café to discuss major issues facing the state of Connecticut or to bring suggestions on how Rep. Bolinsky can work to make Connecticut a better place to live.

Where: Village Perk Café, 3 Glen Rd., Sandy Hook

When: Friday, October 4, from 8:00 – 9:30am

This event is free and open to the public. If you are unable to attend but still have questions or comments related to state government, please contact

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Rep. Bolinsky Joins Colleagues in Opposing New Taxes Effective Oct. 1

Posted on September 13, 2019 by hbrooks


HARTFORD – State Representative Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) on Thursday attended a press conference with House and Senate Republican lawmakers to discuss newly released details on the 7.35% “meals tax” set to go into effect October 1, 2019. The tax was included in the state budget passed by legislative Democrats and signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont during the 2019 legislative session.

According to a Department of Revenue Services (DRS) policy statement issued this week, the Democrat-approved and

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