For years now, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS), the Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have been targeting Connecticut employers for worker misclassification audits. When a misclassification is discovered, these government entities can share information about employers who have misclassified employees as independent contractors. Thus, when one of

Shipman & Goodwin attorney Louis Schatz authored the article Connecticut’s Response to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Part I) for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants online tax publication, Tax Stringer.  An excerpt from the article is provided below.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA)

Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Alan Lieberman and Robert Day will summarize Connecticut tax legislation enacted, court decisions rendered and administrative guidance published by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services during 2018.

When: March 5, 2019
Where: Fairfield County Bar Association
970 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905

The 2018 session generated significant Connecticut tax

The IRS recently released two notices to provide guidance for tax-exempt organizations about how to comply with the new provision that they treat employer-provided parking and qualified transportation fringe benefits as unrelated business taxable income (“UBTI”).

This unprecedented treatment of expenses as income created substantial uncertainty about how to calculate the UBTI from the parking

Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Alan Lieberman and Robert Day III will be speakers at CTCPA’s State Tax 360° Conference.

Alan and Stephen LaRosa of Alexion Pharmaceuticals will present the Legislative Update session.  Robert will present the session State Tax Implications of the Federal Tax Reform also with Stephen LaRosa.

For more information or to register,

Although the 2018 legislative session of the Connecticut General Assembly ended with the adoption of bipartisan budget legislation, it was marked by a continued failure to conduct a more holistic review of the state’s sources of expense and revenue.  Such a review was invited by the 2015 report of the State Tax Panel and the more recent report of the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, but there seemed to be little appetite for debate on the subject in this gubernatorial election year. 
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Shipman & Goodwin attorney Louis Schatz will present the topic, Recent Connecticut Tax Law Developments, on Thursday November 15th at The 2018 Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium.

Each year, more than 700 practicing tax professionals gather to network, update their knowledge, solve tax questions with peers and the IRS, renew friendships and visit with current

Before 2018 draws to a close, please join Marcum and Shipman & Goodwin for an in-depth look at how current tax developments and new provisions impact your tax planning for 2019 and beyond.

Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Louis Schatz, Danielle Ferrucci and David Bigger will join Marcum accountants and advisors as panelists. The discussion