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State Treasurer Warns About Legal Implications of Increasing Payroll Tax on Teachers

The most recent budget proposal out of the state legislature has caused State Treasurer Denise Nappier to issue a rare warning to legislators.

Nappier said the proposal in the budget to require teachers to pay a larger pension contribution “could result in significant tax liability for teachers” and “could jeopardize the tax-exempt status of the entire” Teachers’ Retirement Fund.

Tell legislators to remove the teacher tax from the budget before voting on it this week.

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Read more from the Hartford Courant.

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