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Congressman John Larson (Jim Larson/AFP/Getty Images)

Larson Proposes Increased Social Security Taxes To Stabilize Program

Hartford-area Congressman John Larson wants to stabilize the Social Security Trust Fund, by having high-income people contribute more to the program, and by gradually increasing the amount of money workers and employers contribute.

06/16/2014

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Malloy Proposes $104 Million In New Tax Cuts

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, buoyed by estimates of a state budget surplus, is proposing more than $104 million in new tax cuts.

01/31/2014

Department of Revenue Services

Former DRS Intern Charged With Accessing State Tax Records

A former intern in the Department of Revenue Services has been arrested after the department found he had browsed through taxpayer records.

09/30/2013

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Lauryn Hill Reports To Danbury Prison In Tax Case

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.

07/08/2013

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Change In Boat Tax Takes Effect Monday

Boat sellers and their customers are getting a break as Connecticut scales back taxes on boat sales that produced little revenue, but lots of complaints from the industry.

06/28/2013

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GOP Steps Up Pressure To Stop July 1 Gas-Diesel Tax Hike

Republicans stepped up pressure Monday on Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly’s majority Democrats to stop a looming increase in the state’s gasoline and diesel taxes, launching a petition drive at gas stations across Connecticut and on the Internet.

06/24/2013

Connecticut Considers Raising Tax On Digital Products

State lawmakers are proposing actions that would extend sales taxes to downloaded products.

05/21/2013

The state Capitol in Hartford. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Finance Committee Delays Car Tax Cut, Extends Corporation Tax Surcharge

The legislature’s tax-writing committee has approved a revenue package that delays the governor’s proposal to slash car taxes, extends a surcharge on Connecticut’s corporation tax and creates a tax amnesty program.

04/19/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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