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Beacon Hill Institute Weekly Dispatch: Regarding corporate taxes, broaden the base, lower the rate

A basic principle of sound tax policy requires a tax levy with both a broad base (that is to say no or few deductions and exemptions) and the lowest rate possible (so as not to diminish incentives for individuals and companies to work, save and invest). With its myriad economic development agencies and varied targeted tax breaks, Massachusetts comes nowhere…

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Beacon Hill Institute Weekly Dispatch: 33% believe Fidelity move was due to Massachusetts taxes

Editor’s note: The cross-tabs for this poll question can be found here. (BOSTON) – A plurality of Massachusetts registered voters believes that Fidelity’s recent decision to move approximately 1,000 jobs out of the Bay State was based on the Commonwealth’s high business taxes according to a poll prepared for the Beacon Hill Institute and released today.  Thirty-three percent (33%)…

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