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Connecticut AG Launches Antitrust Probe Into Amazon’s eBook Business


Connecticut Attorney General William Tong is launching an antitrust probe into how Amazon runs its eBook business, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Thursday (Jan. This is Connecticut’s second look into Amazon’s eBook unit.

Grocery Roundup: Ahold Delhaize Opens Connecticut Facility; Walmart Woos Wellness Shoppers


23) that it has opened its 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Manchester, Connecticut.

State & Local Tax Update: Connecticut’s Response to Tax Reform


The Connecticut General Assembly recently passed legislation which made changes to the state’s taxing system effective for tax years beginning on or after Jan. Most significant is the imposition of tax on pass-through entities that are doing business in Connecticut 1, 2018.

Connecticut Learns From NY’s Payroll Card Strifes


28) said Connecticut is preparing for a new statute to legalize payroll cards. According to reports, Connecticut rules aim to address those drawbacks; the state bans employers from imposing additional costs on employees for using the cards, while any payroll card an employer decides to use must be linked with a “substantial number” of ATMs that don’t charge fees.

New York To Sunbelt State Tourists: Stay Home


With coronavirus infection rates soaring in the Sunbelt, the governors of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey are teaming up to slap a 14-day quarantine on travelers from states where the deadly virus is spiking. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov.

Sales Tax and Vitamins/Dietary Supplements


Labels can also have “drug facts” that would likely trigger tax as a prescription or nonprescription drug (this could exempt the vitamins and supplements from state sales tax in some states like Alabama, Connecticut and Kansas and, in some cases, Oklahoma).

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What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes


In the trendiest sales tax news (aside, of course, from Florida finally passing economic nexus legislation), Connecticut lawmakers have proposed a digital advertising services tax similar, experts say, to one recently enacted in Maryland.

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Taking a Look at Sales Tax Exemptions and Why They're Important


Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia and New York offer a half-dozen or more. Connecticut, Florida (which recently passed economic nexus that will be enacted this summer) and Louisiana accept certificates depending on where the product was packaged and shipped.

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What you need to know: “Origin” vs. “destination” states


Similarly, Connecticut has a reduced sales tax rate for SaaS when sold to businesses which is a different sales tax rate when sold to consumers. In real estate they say, “Location! Location! Location!” Same is true for sales tax – except the word can have different meanings.

Understanding the Taxability of Your Products and/or Tech Services


Connecticut recently hiked its sales-tax rate from 1% to 6.35% on most digital goods sold to consumers while maintaining the reduced rate of 1% when sold to businesses.

Recent Cases Show You Shouldn't Mess with Sales Tax Obligations


This is the third time the state has pushed for faster tax remittance since 2015, reports added, and similar proposals have been seen in Connecticut, Nebraska, New York and Puerto Rico.

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Legalization and Taxation of Cannabis


Connecticut: Medical marijuana is only subject to the statewide 6.35% sales tax and there is no additional excise tax. Legalization of cannabis and how it would be taxed has been a discussion for many years.

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New York State & Local Tax Update: March 2016


New York Denies Refund for Erroneously Paid Sales Tax - An automobile dealership was not entitled to a refund for sales tax collected on extended warranties sold in Connecticut that was erroneously remitted to New York state. The taxpayer subsequently paid sales tax to the state of Connecticut on the same sales, at a rate of approximately 6%.

Complexities of Sales Tax: Technology


A few examples are referenced below: Connecticut taxes SaaS as does Texas. However, Connecticut applies a reduced 1% tax rate on SaaS provided it is sold to a business; otherwise the standard sales tax rate applies.

Best States to Practice Dentistry In


Connecticut. According to 24/7 Wall Street, a career in dentistry provides a median salary more than quadruple all professions. That’s right, the median salary for a dentist is $156,240. To take this a step further, the best states for dentistry might surprise some of you. When you factor in variations in dental insurance coverage, frequency of visiting a dentist, quality of life, cost of living and more factors, then the best states to practice dentistry are: 1. Massachusetts.

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New Jobless Claims Drop To Lowest Level Since Pandemic’s Start


14, extended benefits were available in Alaska, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York and Texas. . New jobless claims for the week ending Aug.

New Jobless Claims Edge Up Beyond Forecasts


28 were available in Alaska, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York and Texas. 28 were Puerto Rico, California, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Illinois, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Georgia and Hawaii.

Last Week in Payroll: Summertime Tax Tips


Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced the Back to Work CT Program. The program provides an incentive for long-term unemployed people in Connecticut to return to the workforce. Summertime Tax Tips.

Lula, Uber Eats to Provide On-Demand Convenience Store Delivery 


Philadelphia-based Lula operates in New York, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Arizona and Pennsylvania. Convenience store delivery service Lula is collaborating with Uber Eats to offer on-demand delivery of convenience store items, according to a Monday (Sept.

Today in Restaurant and Grocery Tech: Food Delivery Services Invest in Innovation


Grocery Roundup: Ahold Delhaize Opens Connecticut Facility; Walmart Woos Wellness Shoppers. This week in grocery, Ahold Delhaize opened its 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Manchester, Connecticut.

A List of the 10 Worst Property Taxes By States


Connecticut. Connecticut is widely known as one of the richest states in the nation, if not the richest. Billionaires like Ray Dalio and Steve Cohen are amongst many that call Connecticut home.

Today In Payments: CT AG Launches Antitrust Probe Into Amazon’s eBook Business; Petco’s $864 Million IPO Beats Forecasts


In today’s top news, Connecticut’s Attorney General has opened an antitrust probe into Amazon’s eBook business, and Petco beat expectations in its IPO. Connecticut AG Launches Antitrust Probe Into Amazon’s eBook Business.

Amazon Warns Sellers About Congressional Antitrust Push


Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have introduced a bill allowing app developers to use third-party payment services.

Last Week in Payroll: The Ides of March


Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed legislation into law that extends the taxes paid to other states’ tax credit to workers telecommuting due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the taxable year commencing January 1, 2020. The Ides of March.

Attorneys General Ask Congress to Regulate Big Tech


Those who signed the letter, according to the report, include Phil Weiser of Colorado, Letitia James of New York, Rob Bonta of California, William Tong of Connecticut, Douglas Peterson of Nebraska, Jeff Landry of Louisiana and Sean Reyes of Utah. A group of U.S.

Amazon Cuts Delivery Contracts; 1,200 Jobs Lost


Despite a 40 percent increase in revenue in the second quarter, Amazon has cut more than 1,200 delivery contract jobs. CNBC reports the eCommerce leader has ended contracts with several small delivery firms across the U.S., spurring layoffs and causing them to pull out of Amazon facilities.

New Jobless Claims Drop Amid Variant Rise, Vaccine Unease


In the week that ended July 10, extended benefits were available in Alaska, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island and Texas.

Fraud Suit Verdict Undermines SEC Control of Cryptocurrencies


Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Connecticut Uniform Securities Act (CUSA). A lawsuit over an alleged crypto Ponzi scheme dating back to 2014 may have thrown a big wrench into the U.S.

Google Slapped With Antitrust Lawsuit Filed By Coalition Of 38 States


A coalition of 38 state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google , accusing the search giant of engaging in anti-competitive practices, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday (Dec. The federal lawsuit was filed in Washington, D.C.

Biden’s American Families Plan Includes Paid Family and Medical Leave


Connecticut. Effective January 1, 2022, the Connecticut Family Medical Leave program provides up to twelve weeks of paid leave through employee payroll contributions. . Connecticut. On April 28, 2021, President Biden unveiled a Fact Sheet on the American Families Plan. The $1.8

Nordstrom Plans To Bring 40 Mini Tonal Shops To Its Stores


Nordstrom currently intends to open mini Tonal shops at The Shops at Merrick Park in Florida, The SoNo Collection in Connecticut, Fashion Island in California and Scottsdale Fashion Square in Arizona, among other locations.

Last Week in Payroll: Choose to Challenge


The bill would prohibit the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) from considering the activities of any employees who worked remotely from Connecticut during the 2020 tax year solely due to COVID-19 in determining whether an employer has nexus with Connecticut for any state tax.

Apple's Digital ID Launch Depends on States Picking up Tab


1 that those states, together with Connecticut, Iowa, Maryland and Utah, would be the first eight states in which residents will be able to add their driver’s license or state ID to their Apple Wallet on their iPhones and their Apple Watches.

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NY Requires COVID-19 Tests For Travelers, Ends Quarantine Mandate


And Cuomo said the spikes had turned up even in neighboring states like Connecticut and New Jersey, which had previously gotten their rates down to manageable levels, CNBC wrote. New York Gov.

Today In Connected Economy: Finding A Porsche Online Just Got Easier; Clover Pairs With Grubhub


In addition to groceries, Connecticut-based Point Pickup, whose customers include Walmart, Kroger and Albertsons, has already grown its platform to include pharmacy, general merchandise and oversized deliveries.

US Hits Biden’s 70 Pct COVID Vax Goal


Vermont, Hawaii, Massachusetts and Connecticut lead the way where more than 80 percent of adults have gotten at least one vaccine shot. It’s a month later than President Joe Biden had hoped, but 70 percent of U.S.

Jobless Claims Hit New Post-Pandemic Low


Extended pandemic benefits in the week ending June 26 were available in Alaska, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Texas.

Slight Uptick In New Unemployment Claims


Extended benefits were available in 11 states during the week ending June 19 — Alaska, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Texas.

Restaurants Expand Into Grocery To Mitigate Coronavirus Impact


Also, Subway is providing groceries at 250 locations in Oregon, Connecticut, California, Washington and Tennessee.

Unemployment Filings Top 3.1M Across US


The highest insured unemployment rates in the week ending April 18 were in Vermont (25.2), West Virginia (21.9), Michigan (21.7), Rhode Island (20.4), Nevada (19.9), Connecticut (18.7), Puerto Rico (17.9), Georgia (17.3), New York (17.2)

Dick’s Sporting Goods Partners With Instacart For Same-Day Holiday Delivery 


The program is available in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. .