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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1103         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1702

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

 

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Karen E. Spilka

 

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1103        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1702

By Mr. Linsky of Natick,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2818 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees.
 

              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. Section 3 of Chapter 62 of the General Laws is hereby amended to add the following new subsection:

              B.(a) (14).  In addition to any other deduction from Part B income so-called, a taxpayer may deduct any fee paid to a municipality or public school district for the purpose of transportation for a student to or from a public school, participation by a student in an athletic, academic, enrichment or student activity program at a public school, or fee paid for the purpose of trash pickup or disposal, either paid directly to the municipality or for participation in a “pay as you throw” trash pickup program, so-called. The Commissioner of Revenue is authorized to promulgate regulations under this sub-section.

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