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Sales and Use Tax- DRS has extended the filing and payment deadlines for sales tax returns, includes occupancy tax. Small businesses only. 

  • Taxpayers that have $150,000 or less in annual Sales Tax liability qualify for an automatic extension of time to file and pay. Similarly, taxpayers that have $150,000 or less in annual Room Occupancy Tax also qualify for this relief. A taxpayer that collects both Sales Tax and Room Occupancy Tax must evaluate each tax separately to determine eligibility.
  • See website for further details https://portal.ct.gov/DRS/COVID19/DRS-COVID-19-Response-FAQ

Connecticut Small Business Development Center COVID19 Business Resource Center

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CT.GOV - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CT DOL - Frequently asked questions about unemployment and the coronavirus  |  http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/

DECD - For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. 

CBIA - CBIA's Coronavirus Resource Page

CT Office of Tourism - Health Information for Travelers

AHLA - The Facts About Coronavirus

CDC - From the White House Coronavirus Task Force

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  • Connecticut’s economy faces new challenge as threat from coronavirus grows courant.com

  • New AHLA Coronavirus Readiness Toolkit: AHLA continues to closely monitor the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, and we are committed to working with the Administration, industry partners and subject matter experts to bring you timely updates on what it could mean for travelers, employees and your business.We have developed a COVID-19 resources toolkit, which you can download here.

  • Economic Impact of Tourism from the Connecticut Office of Tourism. The economic impact of the tourism industry on the state — including its effect on business sales, job growth and tax revenues.portal.ct.gov

  • Are your employees trained in Human Trafficking Awareness? According to Public Act No. 17-32, Section 5 - all CT lodging employees must have annual training on human trafficking awareness. Learn more!

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