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State Rep. Cheeseman: Important IRS Tax Information

Posted on January 14, 2022


Free File available January 14

IRS Free File will open January 14 when participating providers will accept completed returns and hold them until they can be filed electronically with the IRS. Many commercial tax preparation software companies and tax professionals will also be accepting and preparing tax returns before January 24 to submit the returns when the IRS systems open.

The IRS strongly encourages people to file their tax returns electronically to minimize errors and for faster refunds –

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Rep. Cheeseman Calls for Repeal of Sales Tax on COVID-19 Test Kits

Posted on January 12, 2022


HARTFORD- State Rep. Holly Cheeseman (R-37) is calling for the outright repeal of the state sales tax of 6.35% on COVID-19 test kits bought by Connecticut residents when the legislature convenes the new session on February 9th.

According to the legislature’s Office of Legislative Research, COVID-19 tests are generally subject to Connecticut sales and use tax. By law, any tangible personal property sold in Connecticut is subject to sales and use tax unless the law specifies that the property is exempt

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State Rep. Cheeseman: Freezing Temperatures Force Activation of Severe Cold Weather Protocol

Posted on January 10, 2022


Freezing Temperatures Force Activation of Severe Cold Weather Protocol

HARTFORD – State Rep. Holly Cheeseman (R-37) wants East Lyme and Salem residents to know that Governor Lamont has directed the state’s severe cold weather protocol to be activated beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022, and remaining in effect through 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. This is the first time the protocol has been enacted during the 2021-2022 winter season.

The purpose of the protocol is to

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