taxes

Chatfield Hollow State Park (Courtesy DEEP)

Connecticut State Parks Grappling With New Tax On Parking

Staff manning the gates at 25 of Connecticut’s state parks might have to brush up on their math skills because the new state budget requires them to charge visitors the 6.35 percent state sales tax.

07/09/2015

Hall of the House of Representatives. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Ads By Florida, Indiana Spook Connecticut Business Groups

Connecticut business groups continued to put pressure on state lawmakers Monday to roll back proposed tax increases, pointing out how states are actively trying to take advantage of the situation and lure away businesses.

06/22/2015

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Labor and Advocates Challenge GE Over Taxes

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Labor unions and advocacy organizations are challenging General Electric Co.’s warning that it might leave the state if Connecticut enacts a new, two-year state budget that increases various business-related taxes. The […]

06/11/2015

Detail of items in the state Department of Transportation's proposed budget.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers To Vote On Democratic Budget That Increases Taxes

Connecticut lawmakers were expected to vote Monday on a two-year, $40 billion Democratic budget plan that’s being met with strong resistance from Republicans, who predict the proposed tax increases will hurt all taxpayers and encourage businesses to flee the state.

06/01/2015

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Plan To Raise Taxes Approved By Finance Committee

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The General Assembly’s tax committee approved a Democratic plan on Wednesday that would increase personal income tax rates for high-earners, extend Connecticut’s sales tax to […]

04/29/2015

WHO Urges Smokers To Quit On World No Tobacco Day

Connecticut Steps Up Fight Against Bootlegged Cigarettes

Connecticut is stepping up the fight against the trafficking of bootlegged cigarettes moving from low-tax states and into lucrative Northeast markets.

04/16/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

Filing Tax Forms

Senator: $13 Million Owed To Connecticut Taxpayers From 2011

There’s a potential financial windfall waiting for thousands of Connecticut taxpayers. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday that he’s learned there is $13.4 million worth of unclaimed tax refunds from 2011 owed to Connecticut taxpayers.

04/03/2015

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Tax Professional Gail Rosen’s Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax Season

Tax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.

03/25/2015

Tax Credits

Best Tax Credits And Deductions Everyone Should Know About

Don’t miss out on some valuable tax credits and deductions. Here are a few of the most commonly missed credits, which could end up saving you a bundle.

03/24/2015

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