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Oct 27, 2023
ECONOMY
While the effect is particularly dramatic in Connecticut, the Nutmeg State is not the only part of New England seeing a larger net influx of Massachusetts residents. In 2021 and 2022, 65% of the outmigration from Massachusetts was to New England...
ECONOMY
Oct 23, 2023
ECONOMY
While there is no going back to the pre-pandemic patterns of living and working from 2019, Urban Economies on the Precipice: A Tale of Six Cities examines six major cities with similar profiles, Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco...
ECONOMY
Oct 22, 2023
Healey’s approach mirrors recommendations from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation last month to tap into surtax revenues and interest from the stabilization fund. In other potential strategies, MTF had advised the state to explore using surplus...
Oct 22, 2023
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Doug Howgate, whose group was among the many voices calling for business-friendly tax relief measures to make the state a more attractive hub, warned of a potent “one-two” punch. “It’s concerning when...
Oct 22, 2023
This crisis is having ripple effects far beyond families with young children, according to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. In total, Massachusetts loses $2.7 billion of earnings every year because of parents who cannot find adequate child...
Sep 27, 2023
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
The driver of all the disruption: a shift to remote work that took hold when COVID hit, but has quickly become a permanent change in how white-collar workers do their jobs. The report says the rate is now “settling” at about 30 percent of work being...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Sep 26, 2023
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Doug Howgate, president of the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said he was happy the negotiators included just about every element in both the House and Senate proposals, even if some were scaled back. “They really included...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Sep 26, 2023
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
“We’ve really been about 20 years since the last major tax relief," said Doug Howgate, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. "Your tax code can get out of whack with where your residents are and where you want to be." ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Sep 26, 2023
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
The business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation opposed the change. It noted, however, that a recent analysis by the Department of Revenue suggested the impact would be limited because more couples would file separately on both their state and...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Sep 25, 2023
ECONOMY
A related and revealing statistic: Economic output in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states fell below that of six big southern states (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas) in 2021, and the gap is only getting wider...
ECONOMY