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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2377         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2608

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 relative to helping seniors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Donald Humason

 

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2377        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2608

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2608) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2526 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to helping seniors.
 

              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. Subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby further amended by inserting at the end of the definition of "Real estate tax payment", the following sentence:-

              The real estate tax payment to be considered for purposes of calculating this credit shall also include 25 percent of the owner’s home heating oil, natural gas, or propane, actually paid in the taxable year for which the credit is sought.

              SECTION 2. Subsection (k) of said section 6 of said chapter 62 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting at the end of the definition of "Rent constituting real estate payment", the following sentence:-

              The rent constituting real estate tax payment to be considered for purposes of calculating this credit shall also include 25 percent of the owner’s home heating oil, natural gas, or propane, actually paid in the taxable year for which the credit is sought.

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