Estimates of Connecticut's budget deficit for the current fiscal year range from about $200 million to more than $350 million. No wonder lawmakers are looking everywhere for extra tax dollars. The Connecticut Bar Association fears that lawmakers may look to tax legal services. That makes about as much sense as selling life preservers on a sinking ship: All that will be accomplished is more deaths by drowning.
One Hand Clapping
Legal Tax Would Just Drive Up Fees
The Connecticut Law Tribune
January 19, 2009
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