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State sales tax will be added to the parking fees at three shoreline parks this weekend at Sherwood Island State Park, Hammonasset Beach State Park, and Rocky Neck State Park. That's thanks to a legislative change in the state budget which went into effect July 1st.

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Connecticut's tax commissioner said his agency has unearthed about $85.8 million in uncollected tax revenue. 

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Governor Dannel Malloy has taken to citing a tax study by Ernst and Young which he claims shows Connecticut has among the lowest corporate tax rates in the nation.

But the lead author of the study doesn’t agree with the governor’s interpretation, and on Monday, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association invited Andrew Phillips to explain why.

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Last week, non-profit Hartford HealthCare said they would cut the jobs of over 400 people if the state increased taxes on hospitals to what they say are unsustainable rates.

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A coalition of labor unions and social services advocates say Connecticut lawmakers should increase income taxes on the wealthy rather than impose spending cuts to cover the governor's proposed rollback of business tax increases.

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A coalition of activists and labor unions has written an open letter to General Electric, accusing the corporation of paying no taxes in the state of Connecticut, and commending the legislature for its attempt to increase business taxes in the recent budget bill.

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The state legislature left some work to do after the regular session ended, but it did change the way the car tax is applied across the state. 

Speaking on WNPR's Where We Live, panelists broke down the way the state budget would affect the tax and how complex it appears to be.

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The state of Indiana is suggesting three major Connecticut employers that openly criticized planned tax increases consider moving to the Hoosier State. 

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The leader of Connecticut’s largest business organization has written to Governor Dannel Malloy asking for an emergency summit on the budget. 

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General Electric has confirmed it’s formally considering a move out of Connecticut. This comes after the passage of a budget bill that hikes corporate taxes. 

Connecticut GOP Leaders Slam Democrats' State Budget

Jun 4, 2015

The Connecticut Republican leadership recapped the 2015 legislative session at the State Capitol on Thursday. House Republican Leader Themis Klarides urged the governor to veto the budget if it wasn't the plan he wanted.

Gov. Malloy Praises "Historic" Legislative Session

Jun 4, 2015

Governor Dannel Malloy touted accomplishments related to property tax reform and investments in transportation during a press conference on Thursday at the State Capitol, while reporters questioned him repeatedly on his earlier promise not to raise taxes. 

State Senate Democrats Tout Budget Plan as Visionary

Jun 4, 2015

State Senate Democrats are recapping the 2015 legislative session during a press conference in Senate President Martin Looney's office.

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The new tax obligations Connecticut wants to impose on its corporations are a growing trend around the nation. And some advocates say it’s a movement that’s long overdue.

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General Electric has called the tentative Connecticut budget deal reached over the weekend "discouraging," and says it’s considering whether to remain located in the state. The corporation is concerned about new taxes.