Download Governor Lamont's Coronavirus FAQ CLICK HERE

Governor announces increased aid for renters/landlords

Posted on July 2, 2020 by admin


Recently, Governor Lamont announced a plan to utilize more than $33 million in state and federal resources to provide emergency assistance to renters, homeowners, and residential landlords impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

I applaud the $10 million that will be used to help renters and tenants, and the $10 million that will be used to help struggling homeowners whose mortgages aren’t backed by federal protection programs. However, I am concerned that not all the available funding will be used to

Read More

Tax Deadlines Approaching

Posted on June 30, 2020 by admin


On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in order to align with federal changes, the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) extended filing and payment deadlines for certain state tax returns. The impacted Connecticut returns and the associated filing dates and payment deadlines are set forth in the table and link below.

**It is unclear if these deadlines will be extended again**

Please consult the table to make sure you don’t miss an important deadline.

More information is available on the DRS website:

Read More

Single-Use Plastic Bag Fee Returns July 1

Posted on June 29, 2020 by admin


With Covid-19 infection rates slowing and businesses reopening, please be advised that the Department of Public Health has determined that re-usable grocery bags “do not serve as a significant source of infection for COVID-19” and the state will re-impose the plastic bag tax, effective July 1, 2020.

The full release from the Department of Revenue Services, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and Department of Public Health follows:

Single-Use Plastic Bag Fee Suspension Set to Expire

Read More