Ad Groups Bolster Fight for Tax Repeal

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Two advertising trade groups last week hired a lobbyist to fight for a repeal of a 3 percent ad tax on creative services, which Connecticut passed Feb. 25 to help fill a nearly $900 million budget deficit.

The American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Association of National Advertisers argue that the tax will further hurt Connecticut’s economy by forcing advertisers to use agencies outside the state.

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