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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3079         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3007

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John H. Rogers

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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 tuition tax credit.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Bruce E. Tarr

 

James B. Eldridge

 

James E. Timilty

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3079        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3007

By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to tuition 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.  Chapter 62 is hereby amended in Section 6 by inserting at the end thereof after subsection (q) the following new subsection:-

              (r)  A credit shall be allowed against the tax liability imposed by this chapter for in an amount up to 20 per cent of the cost of qualified tuition and fees for higher education.  The credit under this subsection shall be allowed for the taxable year in which the expenses are incurred; provided, that said credit shall not exceed $5,000 in any tax year and any excess credit may be applied over the following seven subsequent tax years.

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