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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 84         FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 768

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jason M. Lewis

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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 to improve fairness in appealing property tax assessments.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 84        FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 768

By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 768) of Jason M. Lewis and Benjamin Swan  relative to property tax assessment appeals.  Revenue.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to improve fairness in appealing property tax assessments.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 64 of Chapter 59 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 14-17, the words “unless the full amount of said tax due has been paid without the incurring of any interest charges on any part of said tax pursuant to section fifty-seven of chapter fifty-nine of the General Laws” and inserting in place thereof the words “unless the full amount of said tax and interest has been paid before the end of the fiscal year or the filing of the complaint with the clerk of the county commissioners or the board authorized to hear and determine such complaints, whichever is later”. 

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