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MassBudget’s Look at the Fiscal Year 2025 House Ways and Means Budget Proposal

The House Ways and Means (HWM) Committee released its proposed budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025. The proposal reflects both an increase in anticipated ...
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Presentation: K-12 Funding Update for the Legislative Gateway Caucus

On March 27, 2024, Deputy Policy Director Colin Jones presented to the Legislative Gateway Caucus. He provided a briefing on K-12 funding and policy, including ...
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How Do Business Taxes in MA Compare to Other States?

MassBudget analyzed a recent data report by The Council on State Taxation (COST) - a Washington DC based trade association representing over 500 multistate and ...
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The Evidence on Millionaire Migration and Taxes

This policy brief examines the evidence on the likely migration effects of raising income taxes on households with taxable annual income above $1 million and ...
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Funding Improvements for Schools, Roads, and Public Transit with Tax Reforms that Improve Fairness

A ballot question has been proposed that would support investments in education and transportation with revenue from an additional 4% tax on income over a ...
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Sweeter than SALT: Highest-Income Households Get Federal Tax Cuts More Than Twice SALT Losses

The federal government has enacted very large tax cuts targeted mostly at higher-income taxpayers. The resulting loss of an almost $1.5 trillion in federal revenue ...
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A Preview of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget year could be the most eventful in decades, with major changes in federal policy looming and ballot questions that ...
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How Slow Sales Tax Growth Causes Funding Problems for the MBTA

Almost 20 years ago, a penny of the sales tax was dedicated to the MBTA to be a steadily growing source of revenue for the ...
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