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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3096 192nd (Current)

An Act providing financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3096) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to taxation of amounts granted to businesses through the federal CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program. Revenue.

Bill Information

Steven G. Xiarhos
Referred to Joint Committee on Revenue

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure that Massachusetts will not burden distressed small businesses by taxing the loan forgiveness amount granted to businesses through the CARES Act and within it the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Steven G. Xiarhos 5th Barnstable
Marc T. Lombardo 22nd Middlesex
Vanna Howard 17th Middlesex
Joseph D. McKenna 18th Worcester
Alyson M. Sullivan 7th Plymouth
Kelly W. Pease 4th Hampden
Mathew J. Muratore 1st Plymouth
Timothy R. Whelan 1st Barnstable
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
Paul A. Schmid, III 8th Bristol
Kate Lipper-Garabedian 32nd Middlesex
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 20th Middlesex
Susan L. Moran Plymouth and Barnstable
Brian W. Murray 10th Worcester
Michael D. Brady Second Plymouth and Bristol
Angelo L. D'Emilia 8th Plymouth
David F. DeCoste 5th Plymouth
John J. Lawn, Jr. 10th Middlesex
Adam J. Scanlon 14th Bristol
Jonathan D. Zlotnik 2nd Worcester
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Michael P. Kushmerek 3rd Worcester
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Ryan C. Fattman Worcester and Norfolk
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk

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