Press release from U.S. Rep. John Larson, the East Hartford Democrat whose 1st District includes Bristol:
LARSON TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO HELP RESIDENTS OBTAIN UNCLAIMED STIMULUS CHECKS
Hartford, CT – U.S Congressman John B. Larson will hold a press conference in Bristol to announce that over 13,000 residents in the first congressional district have not claimed their economic stimulus checks.
The press conference will take place on October 6th at 10am in the Bristol City Council Chambers. Larson will be joined by Mayor Art Ward of Bristol, and a representative from the IRS.
The IRS estimates that around 55,000 Connecticut retirees and veterans’ beneficiaries have not yet filed to claim their stimulus payment. The deadline to file in order to receive a payment this year is October 15.
Larson will provide detailed town by town numbers of potential filers within the first congressional district. A representative from the IRS will speak about upcoming information and free tax preparation sessions for individuals who qualify for an economic stimulus payment, and in addition will provide directions on how to file to receive a stimulus check. At the conclusion of the presentations, Larson will take questions from the press.
Press Conference on Unclaimed Economic Stimulus Checks
U.S. Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01)
Mayor Art Ward, Mayor of Bristol, CT
Representative from the Internal Revenue Services
Monday, October 6th, 2008 10:00AM
Bristol City Council Chambers
111 North Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010
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