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Taxes In Connecticut

Connecticut Tax Rates, Collections, and Burdens

How does Connecticut’s tax code compare? Connecticut has a graduated individual income tax, with rates ranging from 3.00 percent to 6.99 percent. Connecticut also has a 7.50 percent corporate income tax rate. Connecticut has a 6.35 percent state sales tax rate and levies no local sales taxes. Connecticut’s tax system ranks 47th overall on our 2024 State Business Tax Climate Index.

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Connecticut is no exception. The first step towards understanding Connecticut’s tax code is knowing the basics. How does Connecticut collect tax revenue? Click the tabs below to learn more! You can also explore our state tax maps, which are compiled from our annual publication, Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare?

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Individual Taxes

Top Individual Income Tax Rate
6.99%See Full Study
State Local Individual Income Tax Collections per Capita
$2845Rank: 2
State and Local Tax Burden
12.8%Rank: 49See Full Study

Business Taxes

Top Corporate Income Tax Rate
7.50%See Full Study
State Business Tax Climate Index Ranking
47See Full Study

Sales Taxes

State Sales Tax Rate
6.35%Rank: 12See Full Study
Combined State and Average Local Sales Tax Rate
6.35%Rank: 33See Full Study
State and Local General Sales Tax Collections per Capita
$1273Rank: 19
State Gasoline Tax Rate (cents per gallon)
35.75¢Rank: 17
State Cigarette Tax Rate (dollars per 20-pack)
$4.35Rank: 1

Property Taxes

Property Taxes Paid as a Percentage of Owner-Occupied Housing Value
1.79%Rank: 5
State and Local Property Tax Collections Per Capita
$3295Rank: 2

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