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Why You Should Care About Streamlined Sales Tax
Even though it’s been around since 1999 and has 24 member states, I know many of your business clients have questions about the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. If they are faced with collecting sales tax in multiple states, it could...
SB 877 State Revenue Package Language Now Available
The language for the revenue package approved by the legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee – An Act Concerning Revenue Items to Implement the Biennial Budget – is now available at the following link:...
IRS Statement and Instructions Regarding Recent CCH Software Outage
The IRS has been working closely with CCH to ease the impact on taxpayers caused by their recent software outage. The IRS encourages these taxpayers with a May 15 deadline to file on time, if possible. Taxpayers who cannot file on time are...
Finance Committee Passes Bill To Take Bonding Authority Away From Governor
On one hand, Democrats on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee sought to adhere to Gov. Ned Lamont’s “debt diet”, and moments later they passed legislation that would take away his control of the Bond Commission. The committee voted 46-4...
Finance Package Offers A Mixed Bag of Tax Hikes
The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee is proposing increasing revenues by $1.01 billion in 2020 and $1.33 billion in 2021, but the tax package the committee is hoping to adopt Wednesday doesn’t accept all of Gov. Ned Lamont’s...
Major Victory: Proposed Sales Tax on Accounting and Tax Services
I've got great news for you this morning! Last night, the Finance Committee voted to approve a revenue package that offered significant changes to Governor Ned Lamont's budget proposal - and a sales tax on tax and accounting services is NOT in...
For those who missed the tax-filing deadline, IRS says file now to avoid bigger bill
While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, there are some taxpayers who have not yet filed their tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service encourages them to file now, even if they can’t pay to avoid potential...
Done with taxes this year? Use 2018 return to get 2019 withholding right
Millions of taxpayers filed a 2018 tax return in the last few weeks, making now a prime time for everyone to consider whether their tax situation came out as they expected. If it didn’t, they can use their recently finished 2018 return and the...

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What's New in Estate Planning Law and Medicaid Rules - Morning Session (Livestream) - 5/28/2019 -
This course will provide a comprehensive review of Connecticut's ever-changing estate planning arena. We'll begin with a legislative update where you'll...
What's New in Estate Planning Law and Medicaid Rules (Morning Session) - 5/28/2019 - Rocky Hill
This course will provide a comprehensive review of Connecticut's ever-changing estate planning arena. We'll begin with a legislative update where you'll...
Securing a Comfortable Retirement in the Age of Spending (Livestream) - 5/29/2019 -
This course gives CPAs the knowledge to help their clients plan for retirement by evaluating how much retirement income they will require and planning for...
Securing a Comfortable Retirement in the Age of Spending - 5/29/2019 - Rocky Hill
This course gives CPAs the knowledge to help their clients plan for retirement by evaluating how much retirement income they will require and planning for...
Fiduciary Income Tax Returns: Form 1041 Workshop with Filled-in Forms - 5/30/2019 - Shelton
This course is designed for participants to understand the core concepts of trust and estate income tax preparation. The course explains the common...
The Complete Guide to Section 199A's 20% Pass-Through Deduction After IRS Guidance (Morning session) - 5/31/2019 - Rocky Hill
Section 199A is easily the least understood topic of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Your clients will look to you for explanations and best practices to...
The Complete Guide to Section 199A's 20% Pass-Through Deduction After IRS Guidance - Morning session (Livestream) - 5/31/2019 -
Section 199A is easily the least understood topic of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Your clients will look to you for explanations and best practices to...
The Best Individual Income Tax Update Course by Surgent (Livestream) - 6/14/2019 -
This highly informative course will bring you up-to-speed on the latest in individual tax law developments and the corresponding or responsive planning...

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