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Jun 01, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Tax Incentives
The proposed Senate limitations could save the state $10 million to $15 million a year, according to an analysis by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Tax Incentives
Jun 01, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Publicly subjecting spending decisions to that type of process — particularly for an unprecedented lump sum of federal funds — helps offer “much-needed clarity,” said Eileen P. McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
May 28, 2021
ECONOMY
While “Closing the Racial Divide” delivers sobering warnings about how significant and pervasive racial disparities remain in Massachusetts and the nation, it also documents the enormous economic and fiscal benefits that would flow from ending them....
ECONOMY
May 27, 2021
ECONOMY
The MTF report estimates that the gross state product would increase by $25 billion over five years if Massachusetts were able to close its racial divide in wages, housing, investments and wealth. According to MTF President Eileen McAnneny, much...
ECONOMY
May 21, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Doug Howgate, of the business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said the size and scope of the federal largesse is unprecedented. “The big challenge is how you balance the needs right now with the reality that you need to make sure...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
May 19, 2021
ECONOMY
The business-backed Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said its 29-page report marks its first exploration of the issue and statistically documents inequities in wealth, income and employment, education, criminal justice, and health care. If Black...
ECONOMY
May 19, 2021
ECONOMY
If Massachusetts could close the wealth gap in Black and Latino communities, the state could grow its economy by $25 billion over five years, the equivalent of adding up to 100,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the Massachusetts Taxpayers...
ECONOMY
May 12, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Tax Incentives
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation estimated the changes proposed by Rodrigues would reduce the tab for the film tax credit by $10 to $15 million a year. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Tax Incentives
Apr 27, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
In written testimony, the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation asks legislative leaders to postpone a second and final vote on the proposed amendment, which seeks a 4% surtax on the portion of an individual's annual income above $1 million. Eileen...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Apr 27, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation said its analysis of the budget found nearly 1,000 amendments that would increase the plan's cost by more than $1 billion. ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022