Sales Tax Free Week August 20-26

Posted on August 15, 2023


Beginning Sunday, August 20, and concluding on Saturday, August 26, clothing items and footwear sold in Connecticut (under $100 per item) will be exempt from the state’s sales tax. This tax holiday was established by the Connecticut General Assembly and will be celebrated for the 23rd time this year.

This is a good time to revamp your wardrobe or take your students back to school shopping. The exemption also applies to sales completed on-line.

For additional information on Connecticut Tax Free week,

Piscopo Achieves Perfect Voting Record

Posted on August 11, 2023


HARTFORD – The House Clerk’s Office released its official vote tally and participation report, which indicated that John Piscopo (R-Thomaston) was present and took part in each vote the Speaker of the House called this year – earning him a perfect voting record. While in session, representatives were asked to vote on 368 different occasions. Several of those votes took place near the midnight hour and beyond.

“No matter what the circumstances are, when we are called to conduct the business of the

Acts Affecting Reports…

Posted on August 2, 2023


The Office of Legislative Research (OLR) has published several “Acts Affecting” reports. These reports provide an overview of major topics that the legislature addressed during the 2023 session. Some of these topics include taxes, transportation, and business & jobs.

The entire collection of reports can be viewed by clicking here. A selection of the reports can be found below.

Acts Affecting Taxes

  • Personal income tax rate cuts (pg. 5)
  • Retirement Income Tax Exemption ‘Cliff’ (pg. 5)
  • Freeze on diesel