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      Sec. 12-547. Returns. Payment of tax. Penalty. Each person subject to a tax imposed under this chapter shall file a return on or before the last day of each month setting forth the amount of tax due for the preceding month and such additional information as the commissioner may require. Each return shall be signed by the person required to file the return or his authorized agent but need not be verified by oath. Any return required to be filed by a corporation shall be signed by an officer of such corporation or his authorized agent. Payment of the tax shall accompany such return. If any person fails to pay the amount of tax reported to be due on his return within the time specified under the provisions of this section, there shall be imposed a penalty equal to ten per cent of such amount due and unpaid or fifty dollars, whichever is greater. The tax shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date.

      (1971, P.A. 837, S. 10; P.A. 76-322, S. 18, 27; P.A. 77-614, S. 139, 610; P.A. 80-307, S. 28, 31; P.A. 81-64, S. 19, 23; 81-191, S. 1, 2; 81-411, S. 39, 42; P.A. 86-172, S. 1, 3; P.A. 88-314, S. 45, 54; P.A. 95-26, S. 26, 52.)

      History: P.A. 76-322 increased interest rate from 0.75% to 1% per month; P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of revenue services for tax commissioner, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-307 temporarily raised interest rate to 1.25% for taxes due on or after July 1, 1980, but not later than June 30, 1981; P.A. 81-64 added a minimum penalty of $50 and waiver of penalty provisions applicable to other state taxes; P.A. 81-191 changed date returns are required under the admissions, cabaret and dues tax from the twentieth to the last day of each month; P.A. 81-411 continued interest on taxes not paid when due at 1.25% per month, effective July 1, 1981, and applicable to taxes becoming due on or after that date; P.A. 86-172 inserted requirement that the return be signed and provided that a corporate return be signed by an officer of his agent; P.A. 88-314 restated the imposition of penalties for failure to pay the amount of tax due within the time specified and deleted the provisions related to waiver of penalties because such waiver is provided for in another section, effective July 1, 1988, and applicable to any tax which first becomes due and payable on or after said date, to any return or report due on or after said date, or in the case of any ongoing obligation imposed in accordance with said act, to the tax period next beginning on or after said date; P.A. 95-26 lowered interest rate from 1.25% to 1%, effective July 1, 1995, and applicable to taxes due and owing on or after July 1, 1995, whether or not those taxes first became due before said date.

      Cited. 179 C. 672.

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Statutes > Connecticut > Title12 > Chap225 > Sec12-547

      Sec. 12-547. Returns. Payment of tax. Penalty. Each person subject to a tax imposed under this chapter shall file a return on or before the last day of each month setting forth the amount of tax due for the preceding month and such additional information as the commissioner may require. Each return shall be signed by the person required to file the return or his authorized agent but need not be verified by oath. Any return required to be filed by a corporation shall be signed by an officer of such corporation or his authorized agent. Payment of the tax shall accompany such return. If any person fails to pay the amount of tax reported to be due on his return within the time specified under the provisions of this section, there shall be imposed a penalty equal to ten per cent of such amount due and unpaid or fifty dollars, whichever is greater. The tax shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date.

      (1971, P.A. 837, S. 10; P.A. 76-322, S. 18, 27; P.A. 77-614, S. 139, 610; P.A. 80-307, S. 28, 31; P.A. 81-64, S. 19, 23; 81-191, S. 1, 2; 81-411, S. 39, 42; P.A. 86-172, S. 1, 3; P.A. 88-314, S. 45, 54; P.A. 95-26, S. 26, 52.)

      History: P.A. 76-322 increased interest rate from 0.75% to 1% per month; P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of revenue services for tax commissioner, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-307 temporarily raised interest rate to 1.25% for taxes due on or after July 1, 1980, but not later than June 30, 1981; P.A. 81-64 added a minimum penalty of $50 and waiver of penalty provisions applicable to other state taxes; P.A. 81-191 changed date returns are required under the admissions, cabaret and dues tax from the twentieth to the last day of each month; P.A. 81-411 continued interest on taxes not paid when due at 1.25% per month, effective July 1, 1981, and applicable to taxes becoming due on or after that date; P.A. 86-172 inserted requirement that the return be signed and provided that a corporate return be signed by an officer of his agent; P.A. 88-314 restated the imposition of penalties for failure to pay the amount of tax due within the time specified and deleted the provisions related to waiver of penalties because such waiver is provided for in another section, effective July 1, 1988, and applicable to any tax which first becomes due and payable on or after said date, to any return or report due on or after said date, or in the case of any ongoing obligation imposed in accordance with said act, to the tax period next beginning on or after said date; P.A. 95-26 lowered interest rate from 1.25% to 1%, effective July 1, 1995, and applicable to taxes due and owing on or after July 1, 1995, whether or not those taxes first became due before said date.

      Cited. 179 C. 672.


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Statutes > Connecticut > Title12 > Chap225 > Sec12-547

      Sec. 12-547. Returns. Payment of tax. Penalty. Each person subject to a tax imposed under this chapter shall file a return on or before the last day of each month setting forth the amount of tax due for the preceding month and such additional information as the commissioner may require. Each return shall be signed by the person required to file the return or his authorized agent but need not be verified by oath. Any return required to be filed by a corporation shall be signed by an officer of such corporation or his authorized agent. Payment of the tax shall accompany such return. If any person fails to pay the amount of tax reported to be due on his return within the time specified under the provisions of this section, there shall be imposed a penalty equal to ten per cent of such amount due and unpaid or fifty dollars, whichever is greater. The tax shall bear interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof, from the due date.

      (1971, P.A. 837, S. 10; P.A. 76-322, S. 18, 27; P.A. 77-614, S. 139, 610; P.A. 80-307, S. 28, 31; P.A. 81-64, S. 19, 23; 81-191, S. 1, 2; 81-411, S. 39, 42; P.A. 86-172, S. 1, 3; P.A. 88-314, S. 45, 54; P.A. 95-26, S. 26, 52.)

      History: P.A. 76-322 increased interest rate from 0.75% to 1% per month; P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of revenue services for tax commissioner, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-307 temporarily raised interest rate to 1.25% for taxes due on or after July 1, 1980, but not later than June 30, 1981; P.A. 81-64 added a minimum penalty of $50 and waiver of penalty provisions applicable to other state taxes; P.A. 81-191 changed date returns are required under the admissions, cabaret and dues tax from the twentieth to the last day of each month; P.A. 81-411 continued interest on taxes not paid when due at 1.25% per month, effective July 1, 1981, and applicable to taxes becoming due on or after that date; P.A. 86-172 inserted requirement that the return be signed and provided that a corporate return be signed by an officer of his agent; P.A. 88-314 restated the imposition of penalties for failure to pay the amount of tax due within the time specified and deleted the provisions related to waiver of penalties because such waiver is provided for in another section, effective July 1, 1988, and applicable to any tax which first becomes due and payable on or after said date, to any return or report due on or after said date, or in the case of any ongoing obligation imposed in accordance with said act, to the tax period next beginning on or after said date; P.A. 95-26 lowered interest rate from 1.25% to 1%, effective July 1, 1995, and applicable to taxes due and owing on or after July 1, 1995, whether or not those taxes first became due before said date.

      Cited. 179 C. 672.

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