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Tax Law in Connecticut

We’ve discovered that people feel more comfortable when they have foundational information, so in this article we’re explaining:

  • When a CT tax lawyer can help you
  • The types of taxes a CT tax attorney deals with
  • How to find free non-legal tax help
  • How to find legal tax help

A Connecticut Tax Lawyer Can Help with these Tax Problems

Sometimes, information can be overwhelming and we’re not sure how it applies to our individual situation. That’s when a Connecticut tax attorney can be helpful.

Tax attorneys can help in all tax matters and here are some examples:

  • Reuben is in an entrepreneur group. One of the members just found out he’s been overpaying income tax to the tune of $500,000 per year. Reuben is intrigued and wants to know whether his business is paying the right amount of taxes.

  • The IRS is auditing Shirley’s band. She wants help with the audit.

  • One of Keith’s groupies was angered when he ignored her after a date. She called the IRS fraud hotline and reported him. Keith needs help dealing with the IRS and a tax fraud investigation.

  • Laurie donates 10% of her profits to a charity for cats. The charity is being investigated for fraud and Laurie wants to hire help.

  • Tracy found out her father never paid her taxes on all of her income when she was a minor. She needs advice on how to handle back taxes.

  • The IRS has assessed Danny with back taxes, penalties, and interest. Danny owes $90,000 and doesn’t have it – he is unemployed and needs help.

  • Chris feels he’s being harassed by the Connecticut Department of Revenue. He’s been audited 3 times in the last 5 years. This time, he wants help with the audit and to prevent future audits.

A Connecticut Tax Attorney Handles These Kind of Taxes

Tax lawyers represent Connecticut residents in tax matters including:

  • Capital gains – self-employment – withholding – Medicare – Social Security – income taxes – business income taxes.
  • Real estate taxes.
  • Mergers and acquisition taxes.
  • Gift taxes.
  • Purchase and use taxes.
  • Federal estate and generation skipping taxes and Connecticut inheritance taxes.

Where do I Find Connecticut and Federal Tax Laws?

Here are important links for both federal and Connecticut tax laws.

How Do I Find Non-Legal Tax Help?

More help in the form of tax information, tax forms, tax rates, and taxing authority contact information, use the IRS and the Connecticut Department of Revenue websites.

How Do I Find Legal Tax Help?

If information overload has struck or you know you need help (as most of us do), consult with a lawyer. To find a Connecticut tax attorney, search our free site,, or ask the bar association or a friend for a referral.

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