2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 12 - Taxation
Chapter 228b - Controlling Interest Transfer Tax
Section 12-638a - Definitions.

CT Gen Stat § 12-638a (2015) What's This?

As used in this chapter, (1) “commissioner” means the Commissioner of Revenue Services, and (2) “controlling interest” means (A) in the case of a corporation, more than fifty per cent of the total combined voting power of all classes of stock of such corporation, and (B) in the case of a partnership, association, trust or other entity, more than fifty per cent of the capital, profits or beneficial interest in such partnership, association, trust or other entity.

(P.A. 89-251, S. 38, 203; P.A. 90-315, S. 2, 6.)

History: P.A. 89-251, S. 38 effective July 1, 1989, and applicable to sales or transfers of real property occurring on or after that date; P.A. 90-315 amended the definition of controlling interest to mean in the case of a corporation “more than 50% of the total combined voting power of all classes of stock of such corporation” and including deletion of the alternative “fifty per cent or more of the capital, profits or beneficial interest in the voting stock of such corporation” and in the case of a partnership, association, trust or other entity “more than fifty per cent of the capital, profits or beneficial interest in such entity”, effective June 12, 1990, and applicable to any sale or transfer of a controlling interest in any entity occurring on or after July 1, 1989.

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