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Four Easy Steps for CT Taxpayers to Plan for their 2018 Income Tax

1. Know the Tax Law Changes   In December 2017 President Trump signed the new tax bill.  This new law is known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).  Much of the discussion surrounding the TCJA is tax cuts


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4 Year-End Tax Planning Steps for Connecticut Taxpayers to Save Money

      The year-end will be here soon.  Here are 4 year-end tax planning steps for Connecticut taxpayers:  


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Why Every Week is ‘Mob Week’ for Connecticut Taxpayers

  This week is Mob Week on AMC. We get to watch classic Mob movies like The Godfather, Scarface and The Untouchables.   Unfortunately every week is Mob Week for Connecticut taxpayers. In 2011 the State of Connecticut passed their


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The Biggest Loser….The Self-Employed in Connecticut

The Biggest Loser is a TV show where contestants attempt to lose the most weight for cash prizes. Full Disclosure: I don’t watch the show and I have only seen short clips of it. I don’t proclaim to fully understand


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7 Smart Year End Tax Planning Moves

  1) Harvest Capital Losses Capital gains property includes stocks, bonds and mutual funds.  Currently, the stated rate on long term capital gains is 15%.  If you have a net loss after netting all of your gains and losses, the


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