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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Revenue

Status:Completed

Event Date:4/2/2013

Start Time:10:30 AM

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Joint Committee on Revenue Public Hearing

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1304 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of Michael Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon and Paul McMurtry for legislation to create a local option municipal income tax to provide property tax relief. Revenue. Michael Barrett
2 S1307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1307) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to motor vehicle excise tax exemption for active duty military. Revenue. William N. Brownsberger
3 S1331 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to authorize the cities and towns of Massachusetts to authorize real estate tax rebates to qualified property owners. Revenue. James B. Eldridge
4 S1343 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue. Patricia D. Jehlen
5 S1355 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1355) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to provide incentives for the purchase and use of alternative fuel vehicles. Revenue. Thomas P. Kennedy
6 S1402 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to provide taxpayers a hearing at the Appelate Tax Board. Revenue. Michael J. Rodrigues
7 S1404 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and David B. Sullivan (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Freetown to designate a check-off on its tax bills. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Michael J. Rodrigues
8 S1415 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1415) of Michael F. Rush and Linda Campbell for legislation relative to local property tax exemptions for certain persons. Revenue. Michael F. Rush
9 S1451 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1451) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to reducing the tax burden on seniors. Revenue. James E. Timilty
10 S1453 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1453) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to property tax relief for senior citizens. Revenue. James E. Timilty
11 S17 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 17) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Peter V. Kocot and Jason M. Lewis for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue. Stanley C. Rosenberg
12 H2488 By Mr. Arciero of Westford (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2488) of Henry McDowell and Henry Durand to exempt persons seventy-five years of age or older from real property taxes devoted to local education. Revenue. James Arciero
13 H2491 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2491) of Cory Atkins and Michael Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Concord be authorized to create a local option municipal income tax to provide property tax relief. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Cory Atkins
Michael Barrett
14 H2492 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2492) of Cory Atkins for legislation to create a local option municipal income tax to provide property tax relief. Revenue. Cory Atkins
15 H2494 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Bruce J. Ayers and Michael F. Rush relative to providing for property tax relief for small business owners. Revenue. Bruce J. Ayers
16 H2501 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2501) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to raising revenues for local infrastructure improvements . Revenue. Ruth B. Balser
17 H2516 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to authorize the counties of Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Norfolk and Plymouth to retain a portion of the excise tax on deeds. Revenue. Thomas J. Calter
18 H2529 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2529) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation relative to the collection of personal property taxes. Revenue. Thomas P. Conroy
19 H2533 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2533) of Thomas P. Conroy and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to provide for a local option real estate tax education surcharge. Revenue. Thomas P. Conroy
20 H2603 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2603) of Russell E. Holmes, Carlo Basile and Martin J. Walsh relative to the filing deadline for residential exemptions, personal exemptions, and tax deferrals. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Russell E. Holmes
21 H2630 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. Revenue. Jay R. Kaufman
22 H2631 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. Revenue. Jay R. Kaufman
23 H2644 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2644) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue. Stephen Kulik
24 H2670 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2670) of Aaron Michlewitz and Martha M. Walz for legislation to exempt primary residents of the cities of Boston and Cambridge from paying the additional surcharge on the rental of motor vehicles. Revenue. Aaron Michlewitz
25 H2676 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2676) of Michael J. Moran relative to room occupancy excise taxes. Revenue. Michael J. Moran
26 H2689 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2689) of Sarah K. Peake and Daniel A. Wolf (by vote of the town) that the town of Provincetown be authorized to impose a room occupancy excise tax on vacation rental property in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf
27 H2690 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2690) of Sarah K. Peake and Daniel A. Wolf (by vote of the town) relative to real estate transfers in the town of Provincetown. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf
28 H2693 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2693) of Sarah K. Peake and Daniel A. Wolf (by vote of the town) relative to property tax exemptions for rental properties in the town of Truro restricted as affordable housing. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf
29 H2695 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2695) of Sarah K. Peake and Daniel A. Wolf (by vote of the town) relative to the application of the local option room occupancy excise tax to seasonal rental properties in the town of Wellfleet. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf
30 H2696 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2696) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to continue the tax basis rules for property acquired from decedents. Revenue. Alice Hanlon Peisch
31 H2708 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2708) of Elizabeth A. Poirier relative to municipal option tax abatements for contaminated real property. Revenue. Elizabeth A. Poirier
32 H2723 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2723) of Tom Sannicandro for legislation to create a local option property tax cap. Revenue. Tom Sannicandro
33 H2752 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2752) of Cleon H. Turner, Sarah K. Peake and Daniel A. Wolf (by vote of the town) that the town of Brewster be authorized to impose a room occupancy tax on certain property rentals located in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Cleon H. Turner
Sarah K. Peake
34 H2754 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies. Revenue. Aaron Vega
35 H2756 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2756) of Chris Walsh, Thomas P. Conroy and Tom Sannicandro relative to property tax assessments. Revenue. Chris Walsh
36 H2758 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2758) of Chris Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing a tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue. Chris Walsh
37 H2760 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2760) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue. Chris Walsh
38 S1399 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1399) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Thomas M. Menino, Carlo Basile and Martin J. Walsh for legislation relative to the excise on the use of commercial parking facilities. Revenue. Anthony W. Petruccelli
39 S1408 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1408) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Michael O. Moore for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid fund. Revenue. Richard J. Ross
40 S1411 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1411) of Richard J. Ross, James M. Murphy, Carolyn C. Dykema, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the property taxes of certain elderly personsns. Revenue. Richard J. Ross
41 H2692 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommondations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue. Sarah K. Peake
Cleon H. Turner
42 H2753 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2753) of Cleon H. Turner and Sarah K. Peake for legislation to provide a limited tax amnesty for certain seasonal rental income. Revenue. Cleon H. Turner
Sarah K. Peake
43 S16 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 16) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot and Sonia Chang-Diaz for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue. James B. Eldridge
44 H3372 By Messrs. Mannal of Barnstable and Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3372) of Brian R. Mannal and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) relative to borrowing for and the term and apportionment of betterments and assessments for sewer projects in the town of Barnstable. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.] Brian R. Mannal
Randy Hunt

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