Update on Taxes, Schools, Unemployment Benefits, and More

Posted on July 1, 2020 by admin


Return of the Plastic Bag Tax

Tomorrow, July 1, Connecticut will resume collection of the $0.10 tax on single use plastic bags. This tax was temporarily lifted in March during the height of the pandemic to help slow the spread of COVID-19 through items such as reusable shopping bags. The original executive order (7N) also allowed grocery store employees to refuse bagging items for customers who were using reusable plastic bags.

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Extended Tax Filing

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Schools to Reopen, DMV Update, and New Travel Advisory

Posted on June 26, 2020 by admin


Schools to Reopen this Fall

Distance learning has allowed our educators to continue doing their very important jobs during the height of this pandemic, but it has also presented challenges. Dealing with internet issues, difficulty accessing electronic devices, and other technology barriers, many teachers, parents, and students have found themselves limited in what can be accomplished online. Generally speaking, the virtual classrooms, while necessary, have not provided the same experience as in-person

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Sector Rules for Phase Two Reopening

Posted on June 9, 2020 by admin


Rules for Phase Two Reopening by Sector

The Lamont administration has released rules for businesses included in the state’s Phase Two reopening plan, which begins on June 17. The documents below contain sector-specific rules for reopening, including requirements for physical distancing, spatial capacity, hygiene and sanitation, personal protective equipment, and more.

Here are the documents by sector: