Guilford – Cindy Cartier, Selectman in Guilford and State
Senate Candidate for the 12th District – Branford, Durham, Guilford, Killingworth, Madison and North Branford – announced her intention to introduce legislation
to exempt social security benefits from the state income tax.
“The high cost of living in our state forces seniors to make
The legislature should be doing more to make life easier for seniors, and I plan on introducing legislation to exempt social security benefits from the state income tax.”
Social security benefits are already taxed by the federal
government. Connecticut is one of only 14 states that also taxes social security benefits.
“During these continued tough times, we should be doing all we can to help seniors and those who live on fixed income,” said Cartier.
According to TopRetirements.com, our state is ranked among the Top 10 Worst States to retire because of the high cost of living and high taxes.
For those interested in getting involved with the campaign,
please contact Campaign Chairman Ken Wilson at (203)453-5315 or firstname.lastname@example.org.