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Connecticut Enacts Historic and Sweeping Trust Legislation

June 5, 2019

Alerts & Updates

The Connecticut legislature, on June 5, 2019, enacted HB 7104, an Act Concerning the Connecticut Uniform Trust Code.  This massive bill, over 90 pages in length, adopts four major categories of revisions to trust law that will greatly enhance the administration of trusts and planning opportunities for clients in Connecticut.

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Connecticut Real Estate Sales in Excess of $2.5 Million Will Face Additional “Mansion Tax” under New Law

June 10, 2019

Alerts & Updates

The recently approved Connecticut 2020/2021 state budget includes an increase in the rate of tax charged on real estate sales in excess of $2.5 million, which is being referred to as the “mansion tax.”  This new rate structure will be effective on July 1, 2020. 

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Cummings & Lockwood Successfully Represents 9/11 Widow in Connecticut Supreme Court

April 16, 2019

News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood LLC attorneys convinced the Connecticut Supreme Court to dismiss Probate Court proceedings restricting our client’s use of funds that had been awarded to her by the September 11th Victim’s Compensation fund for the support of her minor child upon the death of her husband in the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

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Alerts & Updates

Alerts & Updates

New IRS Guidance on Opportunity Zone Investments

April 17, 2019

On April 17, 2019, the IRS and U.S. Treasury Department issued proposed regulations (Proposed Treas. Reg. Sec. 1400Z-2), that provide new guidance for qualified "Opportunity Funds" investing in "Opportunity Zones."

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News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Represent Owner in One of the Largest Commercial Lease Transactions in Fairfield County Over the Last 25 Years

March 21, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that it has assisted its client, George Comfort & Sons, Inc., in closing a major global headquarters lease at the former UBS site at 677 Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut.

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