Tag Archives: Sales Tax

Senate Republicans to offer package of tax alternatives

(I agree with a lot.  If the film companies don’t come here because there are no tax incentives how does it save $110M though? – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Senate Republicans to offer package of tax alternatives

More than $1 billion in budget reforms and cost-savings being proposed BOSTON – Noting that Massachusetts residents cannot afford broad-based tax increases, Senate…

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Sales Tax Hike Passes 108-51

(House roll call.  It’s time to go on offense vs. these anti taxpayer representatives. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) After several impassioned pleas about the children the House voted 108-51 to raise the state sales tax to 6.25%. The margin of victory for the takings coalition is significant because it is enough to overturn a veto by Governor Deval Patrick.…

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Democrats Seek to Hike Sales Tax

( – promoted by DD4RP) Top state lawmakers are seriously considering a controversial and politically risky plan to boost the sales tax by one penny to 6 percent, socking it to Bay State residents already facing possible gas and booze hikes. Both House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) and Senate Ways and Means chairman Steve Panagiotakos (D-Lowell) are eying a sales…

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