Connecticut Residents Still Have the Heaviest Tax
Burden in the United States... and it's Getting Worse.
According to the Tax Foundation, a non-partisan tax research group, Connecticut continues to have the latest “Tax Freedom Day” of
any state in the nation. Tax Freedom Day is the day each year when the
average citizen has made enough money to pay their combined local, state
and federal tax bills.
To put it into perspective, each of us will spend more on taxes in 2016 than we will on food, clothing and housing combined.
state budget is perpetually in crisis, with a deficit for the next
fiscal year estimated at $930 million by the non-partisan Office of
state leaders curb spending, create a stable tax and regulatory
landscape and stop passing legislation that fuels Connecticut’s
anti-business climate, we will continue to suffer from a lagging economy
and shrinking workforce.
will continue to work hard this session to change the unfortunate
direction Governor Malloy and legislative Democrats have taken this
As always, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
State Representative - 80th District
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