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Contractor's errors cost state $6 million in overtime

A state contractor, hired to handle paper tax returns, ends up making mistakes that cost the state $6 million in overtime to fix. State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, says the contractor made errors in nearly one quarter of the returns it processed last year.