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450 Columbus Blvd.

Hartford CT 06103

Tel. 1-800-382-9463 in state, or 860-297-5962

Contact: Jim Carson

Tel.: (860) 297-5613


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For Immediate Release:

March 16, 2017

Suspicious Filings Lead DRS Commissioner to Take Action to Protect Taxpayers

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin Sullivan announced that, due to a high volume of questionable returns received, the agency has suspended processing electronic income tax returns from certain tax preparers in Ansonia, East Hartford and New Haven.

The businesses affected by the action are:

  • Liberty Tax Service, 1003 East Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108
  • Perfect Preparer, LLC, 58 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401
  • Perfect Preparer, LLC, 206 Dixwell Avenue, Suite 2, New Haven, CT 06511

Free assistance in completing Connecticut tax returns is available from the DRS by calling 860-297-5962 or in person at any of the regional walk-in centers in Bridgeport, Hartford, Norwich and Waterbury. The DRS website ( lists additional free tax return assistance with the federal return. If you suspect or know of an individual or company that is not complying with Connecticut tax laws, please report this activity to the DRS Fraud Unit.