Tag Archives: property taxes

Liberal Bills on the Horizon

A new two-year session of the legislature, 2019-2020, began last month at the State House with members of both the House and Senate being sworn in. The regular radical bills have been filed, but the left is more zealous and arrogant than in previous sessions. Here’s a list of those bills we know of already, and we’ll have further updates…

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Beaty Asks Governor Patrick, Murray & Others, To Sign ‘Taxpayer Protection Pledge’

For social justice reasons, and simply as one of the tens of thousands of registered voters and citizens of this Commonwealth, I am writing to openly, respectfully and impartially call upon Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, State Senator Dan Wolf, as well as all federal, state, county & municipal public office incumbents and…

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CLT: Charlie Murphy launches assault on Proposition 2 1/2

This just in: “House leadership attacks Proposition 2 1/2; Charlie Murphy, chair of Ways and Means moves to to increase property taxes without local overrides” According to CLT:

Believe it or not, in this year of voter anger and revolt, the House leadership has just released a proposal to hike property taxes over $500 million, which could be passed during…

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Property Tax Hikes

The ongoing saga with the Department of Revenue and local communities is intensifying as property tax rates are rising across the state. Many communities across the Commonwealth are struggling with a backlog of local tax rate certification from the Department of Revenue and this is forcing some to issue estimated assessments to property owners.  The DOR has reportedly certified 246…

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