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Connecticut Governor Seeks Exemption for Non-Prescription Drugs


 Connecticut governor proposes tax cuts.

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy is seeking a sales tax exemption for non-prescription drugs. The exemption is part of a two-year, tax relief plan that is, according to the governor, "a modest, responsible way to begin reducing the tax burden on Connecticut residents." Altogether, the plan proposes close to $450 million in tax savings.

In addition to the non-prescription drug exemption, the governor is calling for the following:

  • An income tax exemption for 50% of teachers’ pensions;
  • A two-day state park fee holiday;
  • An extended angel investor tax credit; and
  • A municipal exemption for health care plans from insurance premiums tax.

An exemption for clothing costing less than $50 is already planned for 2015.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.