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Posted inMoney, Politics

GOP tax plan would touch most CT taxpayers, creating winners and losers

WASHINGTON – House GOP leaders unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code Thursday, eliminating some popular tax breaks while lowering the tax rate for many Americans. Billed as a boon to the middle class by its supporters, the tax overhaul was panned by Democrats — including lawmakers from Connecticut –and some Republicans concerned about its elimination of of the popular deductions for state and local income taxes. 

Posted inMoney, Politics

Trump tax plan would help CT businesses, but eliminate many personal tax breaks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s tax plan, which he unveiled in Indiana Wednesday, would aid affluent individuals in Connecticut and lower the corporate income tax rate paid by many businesses in the state. But its impact on the state’s middle- and lower-income filers is unclear, in part because the tax plan would eliminate a number of popular deductions.