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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3363        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3557


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Paul McMurtry


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 providing tax deductions for teachers' school supplies.






Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik


Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Richard T. Moore


Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr


Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

James E. Timilty


Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund


Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3363        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3557

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act providing tax deductions for teachers' school supplies.


              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 (a) of part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subparagraph:-

              (16) An amount as described in section 62(a)(2)(D) of the Code for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, only to the extent the amount is not otherwise deducted under subparagraph (7).

              SECTION 2.  Section 1 shall be effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2012.

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