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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5093

 

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 331

 

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Referred to Committee on FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

 

AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN FARM LAND FROM THE ESTATE TAX.

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

That chapter 217 of the general statutes be amended to exempt from the estate tax land classified for property tax assessment purposes as farm land pursuant to section 12-107c of the general statutes provided the heirs agree to preserve such land as farm land for eight or more years.

Statement of Purpose:

To preserve farm land by exempting it from the estate tax provided such land remains farm land for eight or more years.