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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1107         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1432

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Benjamin B. Downing

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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 encouraging retirement savings for self-employed individuals.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Benjamin B. Downing

Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1107        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1432

By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1432) of Benjamin B. Downing for legislation to encourage retirement savings for self-employed individuals.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act encouraging retirement savings for self-employed individuals.
 

              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 (1) of subsection (d) of section 2 of chapter 62 of the General Laws is hereby amended by repealing clause (D)? as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:- 

              (D)  In the case of an individual who is an employee within the meaning of section 401(c)(1) of the Code, the deductions allowed by section 404 of the Code to the extent attributable to contributions made on behalf of such individual, except that deductions attributable to elective contributions made by such individual shall be allowed to the extent they do not exceed the limitation amounts in section 402(g)(1) of the Code.  No contribution on behalf of such individual shall be treated as an excess contribution under this chapter unless treated as an excess contribution for federal tax purposes in the year made.       

              SECTION 2:  Section 1 is effective for tax years beginning on January 1, 2008.

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