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Sales tax expansion leaves everyone a bit miffed
Haircuts, laundry, legal services, veterinarian visits and parking are on the list. Even paying an accountant to file your taxes could now be subject to the state sales tax. That’s because Gov. Ned Lamont proposed broad expansions of the...
Industry pans Lamont's bid to tax professional services
The accounting industry was one of the first industry groups on Wednesday to slam Gov. Ned Lamont's budget proposal that dramatically broadens Connecticut's sales tax on professional services. Lamont's proposed two-year, $43 billion state budget...
New CPE Regulations in Effect for Connecticut CPAs
New regulations passed by the Department of Consumer Protection are now in effect. Read the new regulations here .
A Path Forward: Governor Lamont's FY 2020-2021 Budget Proposal
Anchored by honesty, data, and stakeholder input, Governor Lamont’s pro-growth budget proposes the structural changes necessary to address the state’s crushing fixed costs, while also investing in transportation, education and workforce/economic...
Severe vulnerabilities uncovered in popular password managers
A new study investigating the true security posture of password storage services has uncovered a swathe of vulnerabilities which can lead to the theft of valuable user credentials -- but this does not mean you should abandon your favorite...
Lamont administration struggles, admits ‘room for improvement’
Gov. Ned Lamont’s evident lack of a strategy to promote, defend and win passage of the highway tolling plan he abruptly dropped on Connecticut over the long holiday weekend rattled Democratic allies Tuesday and raised new questions about the...
CT suit against Trump border wall seeks to protect National Guard funds
California, the lead state in the lawsuit that aims to block President Donald Trump from tapping military construction funds to build a border wall, has a lot at stake — nearly $820 million in projects Congress has approved for the state’s many...
Labor Says It Won’t Entertain Lamont’s Request For Concessions
Gov. Ned Lamont has quickly learned that Connecticut’s pension and debt obligations are among the largest cost drivers in government, and in order to fix the state budget he’s going to need to tackle them head-on, even if it upsets his friends in...
Connecticut Retirement Security Authority Makes Progress, But State-Run IRA Program Not Ready for Business Quite Yet
In 2016, the Connecticut General Assembly created the Connecticut Retirement Security Exchange, to facilitate the establishment and maintenance of an individual retirement account (“IRA”) program for Connecticut employees whose employers do not...
CT's bioscience sector has a new strategic plan that industry boosters say could add 6,000 new jobs over the next decade
In his first few years in office, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to make a name for Connecticut in the world bioscience, committing more than $1 billion to recruit faculty, back research, seed startups and build or expand major facilities, mainly...