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May 28, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
MTF recently downgraded its FY 2021 tax revenue forecast to a loss of $6 billion, representing a nearly 20 percent decline from the $31.15 billion consensus benchmark. At 20 percent, the revised forecast places Massachusetts towards the...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
May 15, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
FY 2021 tax revenues are projected to fall by $6 billion or 19.3 percent from the January 2020 benchmark. Massive layoffs push the unemployment rate to nearly 22 percent in Q4 FY 2020, causing withholding taxes to decline by $1.9 billion. Shutting...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
Apr 16, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
MTF has revised its FY 2021 tax revenue forecast to include the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We project a decline of $4.4 billion or 14.1% from the January 2020 benchmark. The forecast assumes new virus cases peak in April, abate in June, and...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021