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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1340         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1692

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jonathan Hecht

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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 revising sales taxes on motor vehicles and bicycles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 

Alice K. Wolf

25th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1340        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1692

By Mr. Hecht of Watertown,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1692) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to further regulate the sales tax imposed on the purchase of certain motor vehicles and bicycles.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act revising sales taxes on motor vehicles and bicycles.
 

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

              Section 2 of Chapter 64H is hereby amended by inserting after the words “6.25 percent”, the words “, or in the case of motor vehicles as defined in Section One of Chapter 90, eight percent,”.

              Section 6 of Chapter 64H is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsections:

              “(yy) Sales of motor vehicles up to five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars of the sales price and sales of hybrid or electric powered motor vehicles up to eleven thousand five hundred dollars of the sales price”

              “(zz) Sales of bicycles up to two thousand dollars of the sales price.

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