estate tax en Big-time home sales stoking Northeast real estate market <p></p><p>The housing market is trying to regain its footing, yet sales have slipped in much of the country. One exception is in Connecticut, where sales – especially of expensive homes – are doing well. We look at one history-making sale in Greenwich, Connecticut that's setting the tone for springtime homesellers.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:43:25 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 16322 at Malloy's $55 tax rebate proposal wins key committee approval <p style="line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy’s proposed $55-per-person tax rebate won the approval of a key state legislative committee on Tuesday. Members of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee voted 31 to 19 for the proposal.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:27:11 +0000 Ebong Udoma 15131 at Conn. tax officals want to go after illegal offshore income <p>Connecticut ‘s Department of Revenue Services wants to go after taxpayers with incomes in illegal offshore tax shelters, even if they no longer live in Connecticut. The department made the case to state lawmakers on Thursday.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:38:58 +0000 Ebong Udoma 14129 at Cuomo's push to cut estate tax getting push from conservative groups <p>Conservative groups, including the Empire Center, say New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to cut the estate tax would benefit many in the middle class.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:37:22 +0000 Karen DeWitt 13306 at