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April 15, 2014

Boughton Calls On Candidates To Release Their Tax Returns

by Staff Report | April 15, 2014 10:51pm

In 2012, some U.S. Senate candidates raced to release their federal and state income tax returns to the news media. This year the gubernatorial candidates are getting involved.

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OP-ED | A Day Everyone Loves To Hate

by Wade Gibson | April 15, 2014 5:30am

Everyone loves to hate taxes. Too high. Too low. Too complicated. The reason for this is simple: our tendency to focus only on what we pay, not how we benefit. What if you considered the cost of your home without considering all the benefits a home brings? Shelter, security, comfort, memories, and more. You might end up hating your home, too. But we love our homes, accepting the costs of homeownership knowing that the benefits far outweigh them.

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April 14, 2014

Murphy, Blumenthal Warn of Predatory Tax Filing Services

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2014 12:39pm

Christine Stuart photo On the eve of the income tax filing deadline, U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal warned of unscrupulous practices by tax preparers who prey upon moderate- and low-income individuals.

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OP-ED | The Search for Sustainability

by Brian O'Shaughnessy | April 14, 2014 3:30am

Financially inefficient markets are not sustainable. They crash.

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April 8, 2014

Report: Connecticut’s Fiscal Transparency Improves

by Hugh McQuaid | April 8, 2014 11:42am

Connecticut earns a “B” for transparency in government spending, according to an annual report card grading the 50 states in online access to data on where taxpayer dollars are spent.

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April 1, 2014

One Democrat Votes Against Malloy Tax Refund Proposal

by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2014 11:05pm

Courtesy of the House Democratic Caucus Rep. Ted Moukawsher of Groton was the lone Democrat on the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee to vote Tuesday against the governor’s $155 million election-year tax refund.

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Lembo Certifies Surplus, But Warns About Spending It

by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2014 12:02pm

Christine Stuart file photo State Comptroller Kevin Lembo certified a $504.9 million budget surplus Tuesday. It’s a number that could grow following April’s revenue collections and “barring any last-quarter spending increases,” he said.

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March 28, 2014

Can You Still Bank On A $55 Tax Refund?

by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 4:29pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was non-committal Friday about how hard he would fight to keep surplus spending from this year focused on the priorities he outlined in his budget proposal.

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OP-ED | Feeding The Beast: A Very Taxing Problem For Connecticut

by Terry D. Cowgill | March 28, 2014 5:30am

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If you heard people were talking taxes at the Capitol, you’d probably shrug and figure it was par for the course. Politicians in Hartford are always scheming to take away more of our hard-earned cash to feed the beast. So whenever the General Assembly goes into session after the new year, it’s time to watch your wallet.

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March 24, 2014

Legislative Deadlines Fast Approaching

by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo This week several legislative committees will reach their deadlines to forward legislation to another committee or to the floor of the House or Senate.

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