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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3207         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2603

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Russell E. Holmes

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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 the filing deadline for residential exemption, personal exemptions and tax deferrals in the city of Boston.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Russell E. Holmes

6th Suffolk

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3207        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2603

By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2603) of Russell E. Holmes, Carlo Basile and Martin J. Walsh relative to the filing deadline for residential exemptions, personal exemptions, and tax deferrals.  Revenue.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the filing deadline for residential exemption, personal exemptions and tax deferrals in the city of Boston.
 

              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.              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Section 2 of Chapter 403 of the Acts of 2000, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting at the end of the first sentence after the word “sent” the following words:- “or by April 1 of the tax year, whichever is later.”

              SECTION 2.              Notwithstanding section 59 of chapter 59 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, with respect to each parcel of real property classified as Class One, residential, in the city of Boston, an application for exemption under clause Seventeenth, Seventeenth C, Seventeenth D, Eighteenth, Twenty-second, Twenty-second A, Twenty-second B, Twenty-second C, Twenty-second D, Twenty-second E, Thirty-seventh, Thirty-seventh A, Forty-first, Forty-first B, Forty-first C, Forty-second, Forty-third and Fifty-second of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws may be made within three months after the date on which the bill or notice of assessment was sent or by April 1 of the tax year, whichever is later.  An application filed timely hereunder shall, for the purpose of this chapter, be treated as a timely filed application pursuant to section 59 of chapter 59 of the General Laws.

              SECTION 3.              Notwithstanding clause Eighteenth A of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, an application for exemption under clause Eighteenth A of section 5 of chapter 59 may be made within three months after the date on which the bill or notice of assessment was sent or by April 1 of the tax year, whichever is later. 

              SECTION 4.              Notwithstanding clause Forty-first A of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, an application for exemption under clause Forty-first A of section 5 of chapter 59 may be made within three months after the date on which the bill or notice of assessment was sent or by April 1 of the tax year, whichever is later. 

              SECTION 5.              This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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