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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 804        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2587


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Anne M. Gobi


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 the senior circuit breaker tax credit.






Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Michael Barrett

Third Middlesex

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Mark C. Montigny

Second Bristol and Plymouth

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Rhonda Nyman

5th Plymouth

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 804        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2587

By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit.  Revenue. 


SEE SENATE, NO. 1452 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit.


              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 (2) of subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is amended by inserting after the figure "$750", as so appearing, at the end of said paragraph, the following words:- ; except, in the event that the taxpayer's total income does not exceed 50 percent of the income limitation as applicable to the taxpayer under clause (i) of paragraph (3) of this subsection, as increased under paragraph (4) of this subsection, then such amount to which the real estate tax payment or the rent constituting real estate tax payment exceeds the taxpayer's total income shall be calculated based on 8 percent of such total income.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of January 1, 2014.

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