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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3377         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2982

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James Arciero

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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 providing an income tax deduction for losses incurred in playing the Massachusetts lottery.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Richard Ferry

3 Tenney Road


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3377        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2982

By Mr. Arciero of Westford,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2982) of James Arciero and Richard Ferry relative to providing an income tax deduction for losses incurred in playing the Lottery.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2667 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing an income tax deduction for losses incurred in playing the Massachusetts lottery.
 

              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 is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

              (16)  The amount of monetary losses equal to the monetary winnings derived from playing lottery games operated, or offered, by the lottery commission of the commonwealth of Massachusetts as reported on the taxpayer’s United States federal income tax form 1040, and in Part A of the adjusted gross income tax form of the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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