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News : Business Feb 16, 2019 - 2:48:02 PM


Lamont to small businesses and CEOs: " Connecticut state government wants to be your partner, not your roadblock"

By Governor Ned Lamont's office





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HARTFORD, CT - Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced two proposals that will cut down on paperwork and fees for businesses across state. One proposal will eliminate a $250 biannual fee businesses are required to pay, along with certain filing requirements. The other proposal begins the process of digitizing services between agencies and residents. Both initiatives are designed to help make it easier for businesses to focus on development and innovation and alleviate administrative burdens.

“Over and over again, I’ve heard the same refrain – it’s not easy to do business with the State of Connecticut,” Governor Lamont said. “How can we try to build and stabilize our economy if businesses don’t feel as though we’re listening? These proposals will help the seventeen Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Connecticut, just as they will help the start-up company and the mom-and-pop shop down the street. This is the beginning of our work with the business community – not the end – but I hope these proposals send a powerful message to entrepreneurs, small business owners and CEOs alike: Connecticut state government wants to be your partner, not your roadblock.”

Governor Lamont is proposing to eliminate the $250 business entity tax that businesses are required to file every other year, along with a corresponding application.

He is also proposing the creation of a Connecticut Digital Service that reflects residents’ comfort with and expectation of a seamless digital experience. Housed within the Department of Administrative Services, the new digital service will work with all agencies to move their interactions with businesses and residents to the cloud, providing a digital one-stop-shop for residents and businesses. One of the goals is to advance cost-saving changes to digital procurement to avoid purchasing over-priced, underperforming IT systems. Further, as the current generation of IT professionals retires, it begins to modernize Connecticut’s digital workforce to support more rapid forms of technology delivery.

The initiatives will be included in the budget proposal that the governor will deliver to the General Assembly on February 20.




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