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

Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Alan Lieberman and Louis Schatz authored the article “2017 Survey of Connecticut Tax Law Developments” which was published in Connecticut Bar Journal. This survey summarizes Connecticut tax legislation enacted, court decisions rendered, and administrative guidance published by the DRS during 2017.

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