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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2378         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2534

 

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 reducing the income tax rate.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Richard Bastien

2nd Worcester

Daniel K. Webster

6th Plymouth

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2378        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2534

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to reducing the income tax rate.  Revenue.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2781 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act reducing the income tax rate.
 

              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 4 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

              (b) Part B taxable income shall be taxed at the rate of 5.15 percent for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2012.

              SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 62 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

              (b) Part B taxable income shall be taxed at the rate of 5 percent for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2013.

              SECTION 3.  Section 1 of this act shall be effective only for the taxable year beginning January 1, 2012

              SECTION 4.  Section 2 of this act shall be effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

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