HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1452        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1586

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to school supplies for teachers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Aaron Vega

5th Hampden

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Barbara A. L'Italien

Second Essex and Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1452        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1586

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to taxation of school supplies purchased by certain educators.  Revenue.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to school supplies for teachers.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1.  Paragraph (a) of part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subparagraph:-

(16) An amount as described in section 62(a)(2)(D) of the Code for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, only to the extent the amount is not otherwise deducted under subparagraph (7).

SECTION 2.  Section 1 shall be effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.