The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services paid more than $12 million in interest for tax refunds totaling nearly $5 million because they withheld those refunds for upwards of seven years, according to a new audit. The audit listed tax refunds from years 2014 through 2018 and found that late returns ...
Get CT Back on Top
EAST HARTFORD – Connecticut has compiled a disgraceful list of lasts in recent years, as the Yankee Institute highlighted on Wednesday this week with a full page advertisement in several major CT newspapers.
Yankee Institute Executive Director Fergus Cullen said,” Now is the time to lower spending and adopt pro-growth tax policies that will move Connecticut from last to first.”
The specific policies advocated by the Yankee Institute are available on the Yankee PolicyWiki. They include:
- Tax and Spending Reform
- Pension Reform
- Economic Reform
- Energy Reform
- Transportation Reform
- Health Care Reform
Connecticut can get back on top. The General Assembly should take action immediately on these important issues.
The Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission, which oversees and administers worker compensation claims, lacked approvals for medical leaves of absence for its own employees, according to a new audit. “The commission did not have medical certificates on file for 5 out of 8 medical leaves of absence we reviewed,” the auditors ...