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How to Apply for Connecticut Tax Amnesty and Save Money

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The State of Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (“DRS”) is running a tax amnesty program from September 16, 2013 through November 15, 2013. The amnesty program is for any tax period ending on or before November 30, 2012.


7 Easy Steps to Manage an Estate in Connecticut

Please review 6 Easy Steps to Open an Estate in Connecticut.

 1) Post a Probate Bond

 

Unless the will specifically indicates a bond is not required, the executor will need to get a Probate Bond. The coverage and insurance premium will be based on the expected size of the estate. The executor may have to front the money to get the bond as the estate checking account may not have been open yet.

  


6 Easy Steps to Open an Estate in Connecticut

 

1) Go to Probate Court and Get Your Appointment

A decedent will list their executor (or executrix) in their will.  If the decedent did not name one or did not have a will, the court will appoint someone to manage the affairs of the estate.

 

This person will be known as an administrator or adminstratrix. The appointment will allow you to manage the affairs of the estate.  Keep in mind the entire process will be overseen by the … Continue reading »


4 Easy Ways to Get Connecticut Income Tax Forms

1) Visit the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Website

2) Call the Department at (800) 382-9463 (within Connecticut but outside Hartford area) or at (860) 297-5962 (from anywhere) from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

3) Visit the Department in Hartford

4) Go to local public libraries, town halls and post offices during tax season

ACTION ITEM: Connecticut taxpayers have several sources to access … Continue reading »


How to Pay Estimated Income Taxes and Avoid IRS Penalties

Taxpayers must pay their taxes "as they go."  For many taxpayers, their income taxes are withheld from their paychecks.  For taxpayers that don't have any withholding, they will need to make estimated tax payments.


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