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Amazon.com To Begin Charging Conn. Sales Tax On Friday

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant reached a deal with state officials in February to begin charging sales tax. As part of the deal, Amazon agreed to open a $50 million distribution center in the state and in exchange, Connecticut won’t seek back taxes.

10/30/2013

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Connecticut Tax-Free Shopping Week Begins Sunday

The state’s tax-free week eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothes costing less than $300.

08/15/2013

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Connecticut Proposal Would Hike Tax On Digital Downloads

Downloading e-books, music from iTunes, or apps for your phone could become expensive for folks in Connecticut.

05/22/2013

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Amazon To Collect 6.35 Percent Connecticut Sales Tax, Ending Dispute

The retailer also promised to spend $50 million to build an order-fulfillment center at an unspecified site and create hundreds of jobs.

02/04/2013

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State: Medical Marijuana Will Be Subject To New Jersey Sales Tax

The Division of Taxation made the decision in keeping with the intent of the original medical marijuana legislation signed by Gov. Jon Corzine in 2010, according to State Treasury spokesman Andy Pratt.

11/27/2012

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Sales Tax Figures Up On Long Island; Comptroller Predicts Strong Holiday Sales

Are you looking for some good news on the economic front? You’ll find some on Long Island.

10/16/2012

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Week-Long Connecticut Sales Tax Holiday Underway

Connecticut’s annual sales tax holiday kicked off today. Clothing and shoes costing more than $300 are exempt from the six-percent state sales tax.

08/19/2012

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Ask Asa: Proposed Regulation Could Affect Online Shoppers

If you love the ease of shopping online, then you may not like a proposed federal regulation that could take a big bite out of your shopping budget

07/23/2012

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Ask Asa: Sales Tax Jurisdiction And Rate Lookup

Looking for more information on Asa Aarons’ report on the possibility of taxes on online shopping?

07/23/2012

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No NYC Sales Tax Already Has Many Long Island Retailers Fearful

Attention New York City shoppers: there’s no more sales tax and already “border wars” are underway. It turns out Long Island retailers are ready to rumble, as savvy buyers look to save.

04/02/2012

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Shoppers, Retailers Welcome NY Sales Tax Break

The New York State sales tax exemption for clothing and shoes under $110 is back. Starting on April 1, 2012 customers will be paying four-percent less.

04/01/2012

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Connecticut To Press Amazon To Collect State Sales Tax

The state could expect up to $9.4 million a year in additional revenue if remote sellers, including Amazon, complied with the new law, according to an estimate by the General Assembly’s Office of Fiscal Analysis.

10/09/2011

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Manicures, Other Goods And Services, Now Being Taxed In Connecticut

The budget approved in Connecticut is making a whole slew of things more expensive beginning Friday.

07/01/2011

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New, Higher Sales Tax Coming To Goods And Services In Connecticut

State commissioner of revenue services Kevin Sullivan says items like children’s clothing $50 and under and certain items at the drug store, like non-prescription drugs, will be taxed.

06/30/2011

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Gov. Christie May Put An End To Urban Enterprise Zone Tax Breaks

Paterson’s 3.5 percent sales tax – half of what most of New Jersey charges on taxable goods – has helped many families stay above water. Now, the special sales tax may be on the verge of elimination.

06/29/2011

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