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Minimum Wage Hike, Paid FMLA Are Democratic Priorities
Bolstered by an election that put them firmly in control of the Senate and House Democrats Tuesday came out in support of 10 pieces of legislation, including a $15 minimum wage and paid family medical leave. While insisting their pro-worker...
Lamont Names Wall Street Executive To Head DECD
A high-level executive at Goldman Sachs who lives in Greenwich heard Gov. Ned Lamont’s first speech to the General Assembly on Jan. 9 and was inspired by his call to public service. Lehman, 41, was nominated Friday by Lamont to become...
CT lawmakers invite State of the Union guests with political messages
Connecticut lawmakers are participating in the ritual of sending a political message through the choice of guests they invite to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech next week.
Lamont taps top biz execs to reshape CT's economic-development strategy
Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday nominated a former Goldman Sachs executive to oversee Connecticut's economic-development efforts. The newly minted governor said he has tapped David Lehman, a managing director at the New York-based investment bank and...
IRS waives penalty for many whose tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short in 2018
The Internal Revenue Service announced today that it is waiving the estimated tax penalty for many taxpayers whose 2018 federal income tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of their total tax liability for the year.
IRS Activities Following the Shutdown
The IRS has reopened following the end of the government shutdown, and IRS employees are working hard to resume normal operations and help taxpayers as much as possible. As the IRS resumes operations, there are some important pieces of...
Speaker to sales tax critics: ‘Take a deep breath’
One day after the top Republican in the House criticized proposals to tax groceries and regionalize schools, Democratic leadership urged lawmakers to keep an open mind. “Everyone needs to take a deep breath,” House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz,...
House GOP leader takes aim at regionalization, sales tax proposals
The top Republican in the House of Representatives took aim Tuesday at proposals to regionalize school districts and expand the sales tax. House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, challenged Gov. Ned Lamont and his fellow Democrats in...
CT’s tax receipts rebound faster than those in most states
Connecticut’s recovery from The Great Recession generally is viewed as lagging the nation’s, particularly when it comes to job growth. But a new analysis from the Pew Charitable Trusts shows Connecticut among the leaders in one key metric —...
In Memoriam: CTCPA Past President Michael Weinshel, CPA
CTCPA Past President Michael Weinshel, CPA, a member since September 11, 1972, passed away on January 23, 2019. Michael Weinshel, age 70, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Bridgeport Hospital. Michael was born in York,...

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