Connecticut's Top 25 delinquent business taxpayer accounts as of Jan. 1, 2013 are listed on the Department of Revenue Services website. A full list of 100 businesses are listed if you click on the above link.
Bernardo Motors on State Street is listed fourth on the list, owing the state $699,753. Owner David Taylor has been arrested several times in the last year on charges that he defrauded customers and failed to pay off loans on cars. The business is shut down and Taylor is awaiting trial and his next court date is Thursday.
Many on this list as well as the 100 list are "repeat offenders," meaning they have been on a delinquent list previously, according to the website.
The list will be updated in April 2013.Name of Company
Town Amount of Tax Due Renaissance Management Co. New Haven $861,839 Smoker's Discount World North Windham $724,887 Pasta Fair Bethany $714,234 Bernardo Motors LLC Hamden $699,753 Bob's 1 Inc. Branford $638,478 Papathanasiou Enterprises Baltic $519,105 Uddin LLC Bridgeport $445,279 Mink Petroleum Corp. New London $406,332 Guilford Automotive LLC Guilford $402,537 Sam's Food Store Centerbrook $401,328 American Yark Service & Irrigation Glastonbury $385,686 Shelby Inc. Stamford $383,962 MB Auto Sales LLC Newington $382,337 Amjad Iqbal & Mohammad Idrees LLC Willimantic $369,895 Wright Davis LLC New Haven $320,862 Braswell Galleries Inc. Norwalk $317,215 Kopacz Paul Ansonia $316,695 Commercial Concrete NE LLC Middletown $312,062 Alden Design Inc. Bristol $309,644 Adamski, Steve & Mark Plainville $296,752 Airtec Fastening Systems Haddam $284,040 MFG Inc. Terryville $273,135 The Wharf Inc. Madison $264,947 Cruz, Nelson Waterbury $264,429 Lexgar Inc. Newtown $251,334