Archive for July 27th, 2011

July 27th, 2011

Busline Meeting Tonight

by LonSeidman

State Senator Joe Markley (R-Southington) and State Representative Selim Noujaim (R-Waterbury) will host a planning meeting about the New Britain busline tonight at Rotella School. The meeting, taking place at the Magnet School at 380 Pierpont Rd. will take place from 6 – 8 pm.

The legislators view the $900 busway as a waste of money while both the state and national governments undergo large fiscal deficits. More information about the group working against the project can be found at www.blockthebus.com

July 27th, 2011

JetBlue Offering Refunds For Federal Taxes – Will Others Follow?

by LonSeidman

By Jennifer Strathman
JetBlue is stepping up and offering customers a refund for the extra taxes they paid for their airline ticket. Will others follow?

On July 22nd, the Federal Excise Tax expired. If you bought your ticket before July 22nd for travel after July 22, you may be entitled to a refund.

JetBlue detailed the refund process on its blog, BlueTales, and there’s a “Travel Alert” on the company’s main website. Both posts explain how to get a refund for the expired federal excise tax if you have a trip planned in the next seven days. The refund will be for the Federal Excise Tax and other federal taxes travellers paid when they bought their tickets.

Continue reading how to get a tax refund at JennStrathman.com