New state income tax takes effect

Starting today, many Connecticut taxpayers will notice a bigger chunk of money taken out of their paychecks for taxes.Lawmakers approved a retroactive income tax hike

Starting today, many Connecticut taxpayers will notice a bigger chunk of money taken out of their paychecks for taxes.

Lawmakers approved a retroactive income tax hike to help balance the state budget.

Lawmakers say the new tax will not affect single-filers who earn less than $50,000 per year and married taxpayers who earn less than $100,000 per year.

Yet a couple who earns $150,000...

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