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Connecticut State Tax Information


What payment solution am I using?  (Not sure? Click here to find out how to identify your account)
IBA Travel Account:  No, IBAs are not tax exempt
CBA Travel Account: Yes, CBAs are exempt.
GSA SmartPay Tax Advantage Travel Card Account:  Yes, includes CBAs that are exempt for lodging and rental cars only.
Purchase Account (CBA):  Yes, CBAs are exempt.

Note:  The GSA SmartPay Tax Advantage Travel Card Account will not be available until November 30, 2018.

What forms if any will I need?
Connecticut Exempt Purchases by Qualifying Government CERT-134 (CBA only)

Who is the main point of contact?
Connecticut Department of Revenue: (860) 297-5962

What are the important links?
Connecticut Department of Revenue

Are there any additional information or instructions?
PS 2009(2):  Retailer’s Acceptance of US Government “GSA SmartPay 2” Charge Cards for Exempt Purchases

Are surcharges allowed in this state?
Even though VISA/ MasterCard have eliminated the prohibition against credit card surcharges, merchants in this state are barred from imposing surcharges because it is illegal under state law.

*Updated on 06/13/17

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