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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 109         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2650

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 109        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2650

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2650) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1702 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.
 

              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. Section 3 of Chapter 62 of the General Laws is hereby amended to add the following new subsection:

              B.(a) (17).  In addition to any other deduction from Part B income so-called, a taxpayer may deduct any fee paid to a municipality or public school district for the purpose of transportation for a student to or from a public school, participation by a student in an athletic, academic, enrichment or student activity program at a public school, or fee paid for the purpose of trash pickup or disposal, either paid directly to the municipality or for participation in a “pay as you throw” trash pickup program, so-called. The Commissioner of Revenue is authorized to promulgate regulations under this sub-section.

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