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Connecticuters: Say NO to Tax on Travel Advisor Services!

02/26/2019

Connecticut ASTA Members:

On February 20, Governor Lamont submitted his Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget to the Connecticut General Assembly. Among the many proposals in the budget is one to expand the state's 6.35 percent sales tax to personal and professional services, including "travel arrangement and reservation services." Legislation recently introduced at the Governor’s request in the Connecticut General Assembly includes this tax increase.

The state estimates that this change will raise $1.8 million in new taxes in 2020 and 2021, or more than $7,600 in taxes for each and every travel agency in Connecticut!

Please take two minutes to fill out our grassroots portal below and tell your legislators to oppose this tax on travel advisors. Thank you!

If you have any questions, contact us at GovtAffairs@asta.org. Thank you!

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