Connecticut State income tax rates are not to much different from other states in our country that impose income tax. It currently divides it's residents into six different tax brackets. The tax brackets range from 3-6.7% of your earned income.
This State does have real and personal property taxes and those are determined by the city or town that you live in. You can find more information out about that at the Connecticut State tax webiste They also do offer many credits and deductions that you wouldnt want to miss. Using an online tax preparation service would help you get the most money back into your pocket.
You do have the option to e-file your tax return. This will provide you with your refund in as little as 7-10 days. Check out our e-file page for more information.
The CT-1040 income tax form will be the most commonly used Income Tax Form that you would use to file your income tax return time. If you have any special circumstances like qualifying for the earned income credit or if you were only a part time resident then you may need to fill out a different form or provide a schedule to your 1040 form. If you need to amend a prior year's tax return then you will need to file form CT-1040X.
The tax due date is April 17th. If you are unprepared to file your tax return by the due date, Connecticut does offer the ability to apply for a six month extention to file your return. You can apply for an extention either online or by paper using form CT-1040EXT.