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Bridgeport Sues Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Over Real Estate Transaction Tax

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The city of Bridgeport is suing two mortgage giants, saying they failed to pay a tax on real estate transactions. Bridgeport, Connecticut’s largest city, filed the federal lawsuit Monday against […]


Mass. Tax Collections Up, But Fall Short

Massachusetts tax collections were up .5 percent in July compared with the same month a year ago, but fell just short of the state’s benchmark for the month.


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McMahons’ Tax Returns Show $30.6 Million In 2010 Income

Senate candidate Linda McMahon has released tax returns showing the former wrestling executive and her husband earned $30.6 million in 2010.


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State Tax Refunds Up

Tax refunds are up, which is good news for Connecticut taxpayers but the drain on the state treasury will force more spending cuts.


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Mass. Senate Candidates Release Tax Returns

Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and likely Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren are releasing several years of tax returns.


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Connecticut Opposes New York ‘Commuter Tax’

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state of Connecticut is “absolutely opposed” to the Manhattan borough president’s proposal to restore a tax for suburbanites who commute to New York City.


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Winner’s State Would Also Collect MegaMillions Jackpot

Not only the winning ticket holder or holders, but also the state government would welcome a win in the largest-every MegaMillions drawing Friday. Connecticut would get more than $26 million in state taxes from a winner who takes the lump sum.


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GOP Legislative Leaders Rally Against High Fuel Prices

Days after Connecticut Democratic lawmakers announced plans to tackle high fuel prices by capping the gross receipts tax on wholesale gas and other measures, Republicans are countering with their own proposals.


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Family Sues Over Estate Tax

The estate of a Connecticut developer who died in April is suing the state over a tax that was raised just days after he died.


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ESPN Latest Recipient Of State Jobs-Creation $$

ESPN and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy say the sports network will add at least 200 new jobs over five years in exchange for millions of dollars in tax breaks.