Tax Holiday

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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.


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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.


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N.Y. Shoppers Welcome Back Tax Break On Clothes, Shoes

Effective Friday, New York State was rolling back the four percent sales tax on clothes and shoes costing less than $55 per item.