March 15, 2012

CT Bill Would Tax Digital Downloads: Ringtones, E-Books, Smart phone Apps

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a tax on digital downloads, including songs, e-books, smartphone applications and ring tones. The Hartford Courant reports.

quotemarksright.jpgA bill introduced by the General Assembly's finance, revenue and bonding committee would have consumers pay the state's 6.35 percent sales tax on any electronic transfer of a digital product that grants the purchaser "a right or license to use, retain or make a copy," the bill says.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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