The forthcoming Hallmark movie, “Christmas in Harlem,” may have wrapped up filming on Capitol Avenue in Hartford, but some of the biggest beneficiaries of Connecticut’s film tax credits may be a few blocks north. Connecticut
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The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services paid more than $12 million in interest for tax refunds totaling nearly $5 billion because they withheld some refunds for upwards of seven years, according to a new audit.
Acting commissioner of the Department of Revenue Services John Biello was at the center of a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and a lawsuit alleging discrimination, which eventually ended with a
Democrats in the House of Representatives and the Senate may have been surprised when Republicans held a press conference on September 12 lambasting a budget provision that would tax certain grocery items, but Gov. Ned
Democrats in the state legislature have been on defense since a Republican press conference last Thursday that announced some grocery items will now be subject to a 7.35 percent sales tax. The budget included a
Early in the legislative session, word spread that the Gov. Ned Lamont administration was considering a possible sales tax for grocery items. The subsequent outcry from groups across the political divide buried the idea, seemingly
On Friday, June 1 Department of Revenue Services Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mooney quietly informed human resources he will retire from service, effective July 1, according to DRS spokesman James Carson.
“It’s a lot of personality at work, basically who’s in and who’s not in at DRS,” Kaufman said. “Once you fall out of favor, then you see things happen very quickly, things change in your
The resignation of Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan has left Marilee Corr Clark, DRS’s Tax Legal Director, “terrified.”
The few hundred wealthy families who pay an outsized share of Connecticut's tax burden are having a big effect on Connecticut's budget deficit. According to projections by the Office of Fiscal Analysis, the state's take