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May 08, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
On May 7, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means (SWM) unveiled their budget proposal for state fiscal year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. The proposal, the first under new Chair Michael J. Rodrigues, authorizes $43.2 billion in spending in fiscal...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
May 06, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Eileen McAnneny, the President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF), reacted today to the announcement of April tax revenue collections by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR). “Robust revenue collection is a good news story,”...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
May 01, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Last summer, MGM Springfield opened its doors to the public and in doing so, opened the door to a new era of casino gaming in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The next milestone of this era is on track to come in June 2019 when Encore Boston Harbor...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Apr 11, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
On April 10, the Massachusetts Legislature’s House Committee on Ways and Means (HWM) released its version of the fiscal 2020 budget, which begins on July 1, 2019.1 The proposal, the first under new Chair Aaron Michlewicz, details the House’s spending...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 11, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Thank you for this opportunity to testify today on S.16/H.86, the proposal to amend the Massachusetts Constitution to impose an additional surtax on annual income over $1 million. I am Eileen McAnneny, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 10, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 10, 2019
ECONOMY
MTF President Eileen McAnneny presented her update at the MTF annual meeting on April 10, 2019.   "Many of you know that I try to structure my annual update around a word of a phrase, providing a theme, if you will, to my remarks....
ECONOMY
Apr 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Tax revenue collections have been a roller coaster ride during fiscal 2019. Through the first five months of the year, tax collections were strong, ending November $323 million over estimates. In December and January, however, collections fell far...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Apr 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
In the eight weeks since Governor Charlie Baker released his spending plan for fiscal year 2020, the proposal has been the subject of significant analysis and debate. This policy brief serves as an update and addendum to MTF’s original analysis of...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Mar 22, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
As a proponent of the 1993 education reforms and a founding member of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, the Foundation has long recognized that the long-term well-being of the Commonwealth relies on a high performing education system...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020