June 10, 2019

Baker urges high tech leaders to help in housing, education

Matt Murphy ,

State House News Service / The Salem News

The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation echoed the message from Anderson in an analysis released Monday where the group concluded that the millionaires tax was not "sound tax policy."The foundation also said the estimated $1.9 million in new tax revenue was "unlikely"to materialize due to the mobility of wealthy taxpayers and the volatility of capital gains taxes. "Given the probability of changes to the economy and taxpayers predilection to avoid taxes it's extremely likely that revenue collections will fall well short of projections for these two reasons,"the foundation said.