Avon council to examine taxes on builders

By John LaConte

AVON — Use taxes are something builders encounter frequently in their line of work. The idea is, if you’re buying materials somewhere else, but using them here, you should pay sales taxes on those items here.Use taxes have been banned in Avon since 2002, when the town held an election on the issue, but builders doing business in town have been paying a similar tax after receiving a letter that says “The town of Avon … does not exempt construction materials from sales tax. As a contractor pulling a permit, this means that you will need to pay sales tax …

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