April 01, 2022

Death and taxes front and center in Massachusetts

Estate tax should be changed, says tax group.

Matthew Medsger ,

Sentinel & Enterprise

That should change, though, according to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, which issued a brief Thursday in support of Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to alter the estate tax. “Massachusetts should change its estate state because we currently have the highest tax burden of any state in the nation for estates between $1-3 million,” Eileen McAnneny, foundation president, said in an emailed statement.