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CCM says its property tax analysis contained flawed data

A Connecticut Conference of Municipalities report highlighting rising property taxes across much of the state contained a major factual error, CCM announced Tuesday. But while Monday’s report exaggerated the total number of communities that raised property taxes, its conclusion — that roughly 60% of municipalities not experiencing revaluation raised taxes in 2019 — was accurate.

Posted inMoney, News, Politics

As Congress readies tax overhaul, an accountant explains its impact on Connecticut taxpayers

As a historic overhaul of the nation’s tax code nears the finish line, Connecticut taxpayers have deluged their accountants with questions over its impact on their households or businesses. In this Sunday conversation, Andrew Lattimer, a certified public accountant and tax specialist at the West Hartford office of BlumShapiro, explains how the new tax plan would affect Connecticut taxpayers.

Posted inCT Viewpoints

CCM: Connecticut budget’s devilish details tarnish final result

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities strongly supports legislative efforts to reduce property tax reliance. We are appreciative that Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders have demonstrated their commitment toward finally addressing this outdated and overly burdensome tax system. The story, however, does not end there. Lost in the debate are details of significance to our local communities.