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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3399        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2530


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Thomas P. Conroy


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 real estate tax payments.






Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3399        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2530

By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to real estate tax deferral and recovery agreements.  Revenue. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 1677 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to real estate tax payments.


              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.  The definition of “ Real estate tax payment” in paragraph (1) of subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence: -   Notwithstanding the foregoing, any person who has deferred all or part of  his property taxes by signing a tax deferral and recovery agreement, shall be considered to have paid the amount deferred on the date of signing such deferral and recovery agreement during the taxable year for the purpose of qualifying for any exemption hereunder.


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