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Office of Fiscal Analysis Releases March 27 General Fund Budget Projection
As of March 27, 2017, the Office of Fiscal Analysis is projecting a 2017 General Fund budget deficit of $45 million - an improvement of $20.2 million over last month's projection.
Most Business Executives Prefer Repeal of Affordable Care Act, AICPA Survey Finds
Most business executives want to see the Affordable Care Act repealed, a survey of CEOs, chief financial officers and other senior-level CPAs by the American Institute of CPAs found. But they also expect their company’s health care expenses...
IRS Issues Alert of Phishing Email Claiming to Come from State CPA Professional Association
The Internal Revenue Service has received reports at phishing@irs.gov of an email scam that claims to be an update from a legitimate state CPA professional organization. Instead, it is a scam that seeks to steal password information. The phishing...
How to Make the Most of a Multigenerational Workforce
Today’s workforce is decidedly multigenerational: If you walk into any office or firm, on any given day, you’ll find baby boomers on the cusp of retirement working side-by-side with Generation Xers staking out new leadership roles and...
Small And Midsize Businesses Sound Off On Hiring
Building a successful business depends largely on hiring the right people. But as small and midsize firms expand, how strong is their hiring process? A new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half aimed to find out. Among the results: Nearly...
IRS, States, Tax Industry Warn of Last-Minute Email Scams
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry today warned both tax professionals and taxpayers of last-minute phishing email scams, especially those requesting last-minute deposit changes for refunds or account updates....
Gov. Malloy Signs Order Transferring Two Review Boards to the Department of Developmental Services
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an executive order that administratively moves from the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (OPA) to the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) two...
Gov. Malloy Signs Order Transferring Two Review Boards to the Department of Developmental Services
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he has signed an executive order that administratively moves from the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (OPA) to the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) two...
Small Towns Want Teachers Pension Bills 'Off the Table'
Governor Dannel Malloy's controversial plan to shift a third of the teachers' pension bills was met with strong and vocal concerns from the Connecticut Council of Small Towns on March 9. Among the concerns are the large property tax hikes most...
AICPA Hails Reintroduction of Mobile Workforce Legislation in U.S. House and Senate
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) endorsed the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 introduced yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.