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Connecticut Legislative Proposals

Connecticut Legislative Proposals

The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) has released its annual list of legislative proposals, which include: – Tying all interest rates, either for under- or overpayment, to the IRC; – Require the collection of sales taxes by cigarette distributors and alcoholic beverage distributors on retail sales; – Allow the commissioner to impose civil penalties … Read More

Kentucky’s ‘Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation’ is on the Clock

Kentucky’s ‘Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation’ is on the Clock

Kentucky Gov. Beshear’s “Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation” is due to deliver a finalized report of its recommendations for updating the state tax code. The Commission has held 14 hearings during the year, which included testimony from business leaders, tax experts, and other citizens. The Governor has acknowledged that passing a comprehensive tax reform within … Read More

Foreign Nationals: Resident Alien or Nonresident Alien and Why It Matters: Part 5 – Resident or Nonresident Alien

Foreign Nationals: Resident Alien or Nonresident Alien and Why It Matters: Part 5 – Resident or Nonresident Alien

Foreign nationals are nonresident aliens for U.S. income tax purposes unless they meet one of two tests: 1) the U.S. lawful permanent resident test (also called the green card test) or 2) the substantial presence test. Foreign nationals who change immigration status during the calendar year, or who first enter the U.S. after January 1, … Read More