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GOP approves tax bill over opposition of CT lawmakers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House on Thursday approved a wide-ranging overhaul of the federal tax code that will lower taxes for many in Connecticut, while hiking them for some, especially in middle-class tax brackets. The Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy said 305,000 Connecticut households earning less than $197,000 would see a tax increase under the bill. Continue Reading →

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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.  Continue Reading →

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