Today, the IRS announced the 2023 contribution limits for 401(k), 403(b) and most 457 plans, which will be $22,500 in 2023, up from $20,500.  The catch-up contribution limit, for employees age 50 and older, will increase to $7,500, up from $6,500.  This is being touted as the biggest increase ever in the deferral limits for

This article first appeared on CBIA’s website and is published here with permission.

On May 7, 2022, Gov. Lamont signed Public Act 22-118 into law. Among its many provisions, the act provides pass-through businesses operating in Connecticut, such as limited liability companies and S corporations and their members and shareholders, with the opportunity to directly

Lou Schatz will present the session “2021 Connecticut Legislative, Administrative and Judicial Tax Update” during the Federal Tax Institute of New England 2022 event presented by the CBA Estates and Probate Section and Tax Section. The session will be a brief overview of the significant Connecticut income tax, corporate tax, sales tax and miscellaneous tax

A nationwide move towards cloud-based computing and data storage centers signals expected growth for Connecticut’s data center industry. In a recent Hartford Business Journal article, Shipman’s Lisa Zana Real Estate Partner and Chair of the Data Center Practice discussed various tax incentives and practical benefits for investors and owners who seek to fund or

Louis Schatz and Alan Preis, CPA, will present the session “Current Developments in NJ/CT Taxation” during the 2021 NCCPAP Virtual Accounting and Tax Symposium.

Lou will review recent Connecticut tax developments, including legislative, judicial, and administrative changes. Particular emphasis will be placed on Connecticut’s 2021 legislative changes, including new legislation impacting the treatment of teleworking

The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) announced the launch of its Tax Amnesty Program. The program began November 1, 2021 and ends January 31, 2022. The program offers taxpayers who owe Connecticut taxes the opportunity to satisfy outstanding tax liabilities on a favorable basis. In particular, the program provides a 75% reduction in interest,

Lou Schatz will present the session, “2021 Connecticut Legislative, Administrative and Judicial Tax Update” during the Connecticut Society of CPAs State Tax 360° Conference. This session will provide a detailed summary of the Connecticut tax law changes adopted by the 2021 legislative session.  In addition, the session will review recent administrative guidance issued by the

Opportunity Lost?  The New State Biennial Budget

Connecticut adopted a $46.4 billion budget for the two-year period that commenced July 1, 2021, reflecting a 2.6% spending increase for the first year and a 3.9% spending increase for the second year.  There is much to love and hate about the budget regardless of your political persuasion,

Lou Schatz presented the session “2021 Connecticut Tax Developments” at the 2021 Connecticut Tax Conference, hosted by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA).  The half-day program focused on the 2021 General Assembly session, including changes to federal tax law and how it impacts your tax return and your company’s bottom line and Connecticut tax

At long last, the Connecticut Revised Nonstock Corporation Act is being amended to permit remote meetings of a nonstock corporation’s members.  Previously, only meetings of a board of directors or board of trustees could be held remotely. Meetings of members were required to be held in person.

The new legislation permitting remote meetings for members