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Mar 24, 2020
HEALTH CARE
On behalf of a broad group of organizations representing Massachusetts employers and health plans committed to ensuring access to high quality and affordable health care, we are writing to ask for your support to ensure that small and mid-size...
HEALTH CARE
Mar 17, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
BOSTON – On March 10, 2020, Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts regarding the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and has ordered sweeping measures to slow the outbreak.
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Mar 11, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
This analysis describes the steps taken by the governor to balance the budget compared to MTF’s initial projection of an $880 million gap between revenue and spending in fiscal 2021. It also describes ten tough choices confronting legislators as they...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
Mar 03, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Corporate Tax
While MTF generally believes there are several infirmities with the current proposal to tax GILTI revenue, trying to use this revenue to finance transportation is especially ill-suited because the revenue is uncertain, will be difficult to collect in...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Corporate Tax
Feb 27, 2020
TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORTATION
Jan 24, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
Governor Charlie Baker published his budget recommendation for state fiscal year 2021 on January 22, 2020. The plan, also known as House 2 (H.2), is the sixth budget proposal developed by Gov. Baker and the second since his re-election in November...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2021
Jan 15, 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
After two consecutive fiscal years of above-trend tax growth and manageable spending increases, an initial analysis of the state’s finances suggests policymakers will face tough choices as they begin budget development for state fiscal year 2021. A...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Dec 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Tax revenues will increase by approximately $615 million, or 2.0 percent, to $31.06 billion in fiscal 2021 according to a new forecast released today by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation at the state’s annual consensus revenue hearing. The...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Nov 07, 2019
TRANSPORTATION
This is a watershed moment for transportation in the Commonwealth. The Transportation Table (T3) is a group of leaders across major sectors of the Commonwealth – business, industry, municipalities, and non-profits. Together, we call on us all –...
TRANSPORTATION
Oct 31, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Corporate Tax
Given the recent attention to the issue of whether Massachusetts should decouple from Internal Revenue Code Section 163(j), the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF) has assembled a brief primer on the issue explaining what the provision does, why...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Corporate Tax