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Proposed Bill Increasing License Fees Scheduled for Public Hearing Feb. 19 - Please send your letters by Feb. 18
Proposed Senate Bill No. 9, " An Act Adjusting Fees for Occupational Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations ," has been scheduled for public hearing next Tuesday, February 19. We will be there to speak out against the bill, but we need your...
National Experts Help Steer Public Option Discussion
Government-sponsored public health insurance options are getting a hard look this year from the Connecticut General Assembly. Fresh off the campaign trail, lawmakers both new and seasoned were bombarded by constituents who want to see them make...
Lamont tells CT to expect lean spending, sales tax expansion
In a lead-up to his first budget next week, Gov. Ned Lamont asked Connecticut residents Monday to brace for a lean spending plan that overhauls service delivery, restructures pension debt and broadens the sales tax.
Lamont backs liberals on minimum wage, not taxes
Gov. Ned Lamont, whose centrist approach to taxes and spending are a source of tension with liberal Democrats, delivered on two campaign promises to progressives Wednesday by endorsing a paid family and medical leave program and raising the...
Clients’ top retirement fear: Running out of money
Nearly one-third (30%) of financial planners say their clients’ top retirement fear is running out of money, according to a recent AICPA survey of 631 CPA financial planners.
IRS provides a safe harbor method of accounting for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year depreciation
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today that provides a safe harbor method for determining depreciation deductions for passenger automobiles that qualify for the 100-percent additional first year...
5 steps to creating goals that actually stick
It seems like we forget our New Year's resolutions the moment it starts feeling taboo to wish people a happy new year. This should come as no surprise if you've ever set goals at the end of December hoping a fresh calendar year will be motivation...
People Don’t Trust Blockchain Systems
Blockchain technology isn’t as widely used as it could be, largely because blockchain users don’t trust one another, as research shows. Business leaders and regular people are also slow to adopt blockchain-based systems because they fear...
What happens when your bitcoin banker dies?
Bitcoin was introduced to the world in August 2008, in the aftermath of the financial crisis. According to its techno-libertarian fan-base, one of its main attractions was the promise that users could avoid dealing with the hated banks. But after...
IAASB aims to enhance engagement quality reviews
New standards proposed by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) are designed to ensure that engagement quality reviews continue to be robust and support high-quality engagements. The IAASB is proposing changes that...