During Governor Lamont’s news briefing yesterday, the Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner David Lehman outlined some of the details for Phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans on May 20.
- Hair Salons & Barbershops
- Museums and Zoos (Outdoor Only)
- Restaurants (Outdoor Only)
- Retail & Malls
As businesses start reopening on May 20th, DECD prescribes that we will open at our strictest controls on business operations and societal interaction.
This will include, among other measures:
• Social gatherings will be restricted to a maximum of 5 people.
Additional $3 million in funding available for COVID-19 Business Response Program
DECD has committed an additional $3 million to the COVID-19 Business Response Program, which provides financial relief to minority-owned and women-owned small businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
DRS Extends Deadlines Administrative Protests & Tax Appeals
The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services announced yesterday that it is extending the deadline for filing certain protests with its appellate division by 90 days. The agency also issued guidance regarding the filing of tax appeals.