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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5543

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1010

   

Referred to Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. WRIGHT E., 41st Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INFORMATION ON THE COLLECTION OF SALES TAX BY REMOTE SELLERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the Department of Revenue Services shall study the current laws and cases concerning the imposition of the duty to collect and remit sales tax on retailers that sell electronically, and shall make recommendations on how Connecticut can best address this issue to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to finance, revenue and bonding.

Statement of Purpose:

To work toward putting in place an effective system to collect sales tax from retailers who sell via the Internet or the cloud.