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CT will use ammo from ‘red’ states to fight IRS over tax plan

WASHINGTON — Connecticut’s bid to do an end run around the limits on the deductibility of state and local taxes under the new federal law is likely to engender a new clash with the Trump administration, but it’s also based on precedent and law. Continue Reading →

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CT joins other ‘blue’ states in looking to skirt new tax law

WASHINGTON – “Blue” states like Connecticut that say they were targeted in the GOP’s federal tax overhaul are looking for ways to protect their residents from the negative impact of the new cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes. Continue Reading →

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CT tax commissioner says GOP plan would force many in state to pay more

WASHINGTON — Connecticut Commissioner of Revenue Services Kevin Sullivan says the House GOP tax bill “could provide some economic stimulus…for states like Connecticut,” but he also said the plan is “fundamentally flawed” and that many in the state would end up owing more in federal income taxes. Continue Reading →

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State budget stakes are huge as tax filing deadline nears

State officials always watch closely as income tax receipts pour into Connecticut’s coffers at the April 15 deadline. But with a lingering deficit this year, huge social service cuts and tax hikes already proposed for next year — and a costly transportation initiative likely to require major funding — the stakes rarely have been higher. Continue Reading →

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