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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 70         FILED ON: 1/6/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 808

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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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 raffles and bazaars.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 70        FILED ON: 1/6/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 808

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 808) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt charitable organizations from certain tax and reporting requirements relative to raffles and bazaars.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2916 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 raffles and bazaars.
 

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

              The 8th paragraph of section 7A of chapter 271 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-

              Any non profit charitable organization whose officers and directors are volunteers, and whose sole mission is to support community residents, when conducting a raffle or bazaar for charitable purpose, shall be exempt from filing a return with the lottery commission and further exempt from the five per cent tax on the gross proceeds derived from such raffle or bazaar.

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