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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1757         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1672

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

F. Jay Barrows

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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 expanding the septic system tax credit.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Daniel K. Webster

6th Plymouth

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1757        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1672

By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1672) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to provide for an income tax credit for expenditures for the design, construction, repair or replacement of  failed cesspool or septic systems.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2685 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to expanding the septic system 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: Part (i), Section 6, Chapter 62, of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by inserting the word “refundable” before the word “credit” in the line “…shall be allowed a credit equal to 40 per cent of the expenditures for design and construction expenses …”

                    SECTION 2: Part (i), Section 6, Chapter 62, of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by striking the word “failed” in the line “…shall be allowed a credit equal to 40 per cent of the expenditures for design and construction expenses for the repair or replacement of a failed cesspool or septic system.”

                    SECTION 3: Part (i), Section 6, Chapter 62, of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by striking the word “five” in the line “… that said credit shall not exceed $1,500 in any tax year and any excess credit may be applied over the following five subsequent tax years up to an aggregate maximum of $6,000 …” and inserting thereof in its place the word “ten”

                    SECTION 4: This act shall take effect upon passage.

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