Sen. Kane: “It’s about time seniors in CT got some tax relief.”

February 23, 2016

Sen. Rob Kane is co-sponsoring a bill at the State Capitol which would completely eliminate the personal income tax on Social Security benefits.

Kane said the measure would provide tax relief to seniors across Connecticut.

“It’s about time seniors in Connecticut got some tax relief,” Kane said.

Kane said a public hearing will be held on the proposal on Friday, Feb. 26. He said those wishing to submit testimony in favor of the bill can do the following:

· Email testimony to: [email protected] .

· In the email’s subject line, put House Bill 5062 .

· Testimony can be as brief as you like, but should include your name and town.

Taxpayers should feel free to copy Kane on the testimony at [email protected] .

Those who wish to testify in person may attend the hearing on Friday, Feb. 26 at 10:30 A.M. in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. For detailed information on testifying in person, or submitting written testimony, visit and review ‘Citizen’s Guide/Guide to Testifying’.

Questions may be directed to Kane at 800-842-1421. House Bill 5062 can be viewed at .

Kane represents Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Roxbury, Seymour, Southbury, Washington, Watertown and Woodbury.