CONNECTICUT – DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES

Description:

State agency responsible for levying STATE taxes.  CT has a statewide sales and use tax.  There are no additional sales taxes imposed by local jurisdictions.  The 800 number handles tax assistance questions about state income taxes, tax forms, sales tax rates, registration numbers, and other tax-related matters.

Acronym:
DRS
Phone:
(860) 297 5962-Information
(800) 382 9463-Toll Free Information (in state)
(860) 594 5480-Charitable Games (for raffle permits)
(203) 336 7890-Bridgeport
(800) 833 7318-Unclaimed Property
(860) 297 4911-TTY/TDD
Website:
http://www.ct.gov/drs
Updated:
July 12, 2018
Postal Address:
450 Columbus Boulevard Suite 1, Hartford, CT 06103
Physical Address:
450 Columbus Boulevard Suite 1, Hartford, CT 06103 Hartford, CT 06106 Google Map
Open Hours:
MON-FRI, 8 am - 5 pm 8:30 am - 4:30 pm-to speak with a representative
Contacts
Name:
Joe Mooney
Position:
Acting Commissioner
Programs:

  • SALES TAX REGISTRATION NUMBER – is generally required for someone starting a business, selling a product or service
  • RESALE TAX CERTIFICATE – entitles you to avoid paying sales tax on parts or materials you buy for assembly and resale as a completed product
  • CT SALES TAX RATE – statewide rate of 6.35% applies to the retail sale, lease, or rental of most goods and taxable services.  (exempt first $50 on clothing and footwear)
  • TAX HELP – Free assistance in completing Connecticut returns is available from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) by telephone or in person at any of the Field Offices.  Must arrive by 4 pm.  Please check website to see what you need to bring with you. Note, both spouses must be present if you are filing a joint return. DRS does not provide assistance in completing your federal return.

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