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Hartford Business Journal: Another day of negotiations yields optimism, but no budget deal
The state's long-running budget drama took a new twist Tuesday as some legislative leaders hinted they were closer than ever before to a bipartisan deal, absent any input from the Democratic administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
State Retirement Plan Mandate Delayed
Many employers were concerned with the compliance requirements for Connecticut's employee retirement plan mandate that was to take effect January 1, 2018. The good news is that, despite claims from certain payroll providers trying to get your...
AICPA Study Identifies Three Factors Driving Audit Quality
A new study by the Peer Review Program revealed a set of factors that had a strong correlation with quality in single audits . In the study, the Peer Review team randomly selected a sample of 87 single audits from its Enhanced Oversight Program....
Extension Filers: Deadline is Monday, Oct. 16; Prior-Year Adjusted Gross Income Amount May Be Needed to File Electronically
The Internal Revenue Service has an important reminder for taxpayers who filed for an extension and face an Oct. 16 filing deadline: The adjusted gross income (AGI) amount from their 2015 return may be needed to electronically file their 2016 tax...
Major Workers' Compensation Rate Reduction Proposed
Connecticut employers could see a major reduction in workers' compensation premium rates next year, the second consecutive year of double-digit declines. The National Council on Compensation Insurance, which analyzes and recommends rates in more...
Malloy vetoes budget, seeks ‘honest dialogue’
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy delivered Thursday on his vow to veto the Republican budget unexpectedly passed with a handful of Democratic votes, calling it a gimmick-laden measure that would consign Hartford to bankruptcy, devastate public higher...
DRS Issues Notice of New Regulations, Effective October 1, 2017
The Department of Revenue Services has issued Special Notice 2017(8),  New Requirements for Income Tax Preparers and Facilitators of Refund Anticipation Loans or Checks . The Connecticut General Assembly recently enacted certain requirements...
GOP effort to repeal Obamacare dies, but Murphy expects new challenges
While GOP Senate leaders threw in the towel Tuesday on their latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chris Murphy said he expects new challenges to the Obama-era health care law. Read more from The Connecticut Mirror.