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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2448         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2614

 

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 reducing the income tax rate.

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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

 

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2448        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2614

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to reducing the income tax rate.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2534 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 reducing the income tax rate.
 

              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 4 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

              (b) Part B taxable income shall be taxed at the rate of 5.15 percent for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2014.

              SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 62 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

              (b) Part B taxable income shall be taxed at the rate of 5 percent for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2015.

              SECTION 3. Section 1 of this act shall be effective only for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2014.

              SECTION 4. Section 2 of this act shall be effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2015.

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