CT Home Improvement Act Violations Allows Homeowner to Withhold Payment to Contractor

CT Supreme Court Holds Home Improvement Act Violations Relieve Homeowner of Payment Obligations Even if Work Was Performed. Home Improvement Acts (HIA) have proliferated across the country. The purpose of these acts is to protect homeowners from unscrupulous contractors taking advantage, taking money, and doing no work or terrible work. In some states, such as New […]

CT Pay-When-Paid Tax Reporting Requirements – Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

Pay-When-Paid Method for Materialmen Over the course of the last 15 to 20 years, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (“DRS”, i.e. the Taxman) has grappled with how to deal with when and how use and sales taxes are to be reported when a subcontractor or supplier has a “pay-when-paid” clause in their contract. The […]

Connecticut Mechanic’s Liens

Liens filed on private property including the land and buildings of charitable organizations are known as mechanics’ liens . In Connecticut, when a construction lien is filed with regard to work performed on privately owned property, it attaches to and encumbers the fee simple ownership of property.Contractors who have a contract with an owner as well as […]