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6 Ways to Market Your Tax Preparation Services
Frequently, CPAs look down on marketing as being unprofessional or feel that they simply don’t have the time or resources to do it. But the truth of the matter is that marketing your tax return preparation practice is good business and isn’t as...
6 steps to a better busy season
Busy season can be the most lucrative time of year for many firms, but it can also be a stressful period that threatens to leave your team burned out by April. To avoid that, experienced CPAs share their thoughts on how implementing certain...
New Real Estate Conveyance Tax Return Posted
The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has finalized a new CT Form OP-236, Connecticut Real Estate Conveyance Tax Return, that includes a 2D Bar Code. The enhancement will allow for more efficient processing of the thousands of CT...
IRS reminds tax professionals of tasks to get ready for 2020
The IRS today reminded tax professionals to review their e-Services account to ensure all contact information is accurate and to add or remove users. Reviewing e-Services information is just one of the tasks tax pros should complete now to get...
Kiplinger: CT, NY are 2nd and 3rd least-tax-friendly states
Connecticut and New York are respectively the second- and third-least-tax-friendly states in the nation, according to the latest annual ranking by personal finance magazine Kiplinger. The publication ranks states according to the sum of income,...
CT considers ‘next steps’ after judge tosses suit challenging SALT tax
A federal court on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by Connecticut and three other high-income states seeking to overturn a new cap on the deductibility of state and local income taxes on federal returns. The so-called state and local income tax,...
Judge tosses suit by CT, other ‘blue states,’ that challenged SALT cap
A federal court on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by Connecticut and three other high-income states seeking to overturn a new cap on the deductibility of state and local income taxes on federal returns. The so-called state and local income tax, or...
Republicans Call For Special Session On Meals Tax
Republican legislative leaders aren’t letting the Democratic majority off the hook when it comes to the 1% meals tax scheduled to go into effect on Oct. 1. The new tax, according to guidance from the Department of Revenue Services, may impact...
Lamont: Prepared food tax hike will be narrowed in scope
Gov . Ned Lamont announced Tuesday he expects the new sales tax surcharge on prepared foods will be scaled back — and applied to a narrower range of items — before it takes effect on Oct. 1. The Democratic governor, who made the announcement...
2019 Legislative Update Permit Requirements for Tax Preparers and Facilitators
Paid tax preparers who prepare more than 10 Connecticut income tax returns or more than 10 federal income tax returns for Connecticut clients, or a combination of both, or who facilitate refund anticipation loans or refund anticipation checks,...

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