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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2218         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2526

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 helping seniors..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2218        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2526

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2526) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2782 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 helping seniors..
 

              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. Subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by Section 101 of Chapter 359 of the Acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “commissioner.”, in line 330, the following:-

              The real estate tax payment to be considered for purposes of calculating this credit shall also include 25 percent of the owner’s home heating oil, natural gas, or propane, actually paid in the taxable year for which the credit is sought.

              SECTION 2.  Subsection (k) of said section 6 of said chapter 62 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word “thereof.”, in line 334, the following sentence:-

              The rent constituting real estate tax payment to be considered for purposes of calculating this credit shall also include 25 percent of the owner’s home heating oil, natural gas, or propane, actually paid in the taxable year for which the credit is sought.             

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