Kevin Sullivan, the commissioner of revenue services since Gov. Dannel P Malloy took office in January 2011, will step down for a private-sector job on May 10, the day after the General Assembly adjourns its regular session for 2018.
WASHINGTON – Kevin Sullivan, Connecticut’s Commissioner of Revenue Services, lashed out at the Republican head of a key congressional committee on Friday, accusing the lawmaker of bottling up a bill that would help Connecticut and other states collect taxes from online purchases.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin Sullivan, the state commissioner of revenue services, issued a public apology Friday for an agency error that caused about 120,000 taxpayers to overstate the value of a property tax credit, resulting in about $12 million in underpayments to the state.
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.
Connecticut consumers will look to save an estimated $7- $9 million starting Sunday and running through Saturday, Aug. 23, as the state offers its 15th annual sales-tax-free week.