Taxes are out of control in Connecticut, beginning in July there will be a tax increase on many items, including tobacco.
From: STATE SEN. KEVIN WITKOS "Among the tax increases set to start next month, we will see the general sales and use tax rate increase from 6 percent to 6.35 percent; the hotel tax increase from 12 percent to 15 percent; the tax on rental cars increase from 6 percent to 9.35 percent; and a luxury sales tax of 7 percent applied to the sale of certain motor vehicles, vessels, jewelry, and articles of clothing or footwear.

The litany goes on to include many new taxes. Clothing under $50; hazardous waste removal; valet parking at airports; yoga classes; car storage; roadside services; Dial-a-Ride and other livery services; pet grooming, boarding and training; cosmetic procedures; manicures and spa services will all be subject to the 6.35 percent sales tax."



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