Mark Cusson, the former nurse at Whiting Forensic Hospital who was convicted in court of abusing patient William Shehadi, is collecting an $88,229 pension while serving his sentence, according to the state’s Open Pension website. Cusson was found guilty of the abuse in August of 2019 and sentenced to 15 ...
Taxes for Breakfast with Connecticut’s Bed & Breakfast Tax
If you stay at a bed & breakfast in Connecticut you will actually pay a higher tax on the meals you are served than if you ate at a typical restaurant.
That’s because a law passed in 2017 applied a uniform 11 percent tax to both a room at a bed & breakfast and the meals customers are served as part of their stay.
This law decreased the amount of tax customers pay for their room from the standard hotel rate of 15 percent, but also increased the tax on breakfast from the standard sales tax of 6.35 percent to 11 percent.
The price of the room and food all gets rolled into one bill, which is then taxed at 11 percent. The overall cumulative effect may actually lower your final bill… unless you eat and drink too much.
Then the breakfast tax may ultimately cost you a bit more.
The Connecticut state government may have a website problem, but state official are working to address it as soon as possible. A link for “Core Standards for Teachers” posted on Connecticut’s government website under “Curriculum and Instruction” directed web users to a pornographic site for those looking to hook up ...