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Mar 22, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
“I think there will be significant economic consequences,” Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said in an interview. McAnneny and the foundation have been vocal opponents of the amendment, specifically arguing...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Feb 24, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
The ballot initiative to impose an income surtax, commonly referred to as the millionaires tax or the fair share amendment, will finally be decided by voters this November. I hope we can put this ill-advised proposal to rest once and for all by...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Feb 23, 2022
ECONOMY
A recent analysis from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, a pro-business research group, showed Massachusetts’ gross state product would increase by $25 billion over five years if we were to close gaps in these key areas. According to the same...
ECONOMY
Feb 23, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said changes to capital gains and estate taxes are of particular interest to retirees. "People in retirement certainly are thinking about where they'll choose to retire, and cost...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Jan 11, 2022
HEALTH CARE
“Eliminating racial and ethnic health care disparities will lead to a healthier Massachusetts, a stronger economy and clear progress toward the shared imperative of a more equitable society,” said MTF President Eileen McAnneny in a release. “This...
HEALTH CARE
Jan 05, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
According to an analysis by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, much of the spending will be for healthcare at $946 million, housing at $624 million, infrastructure at $414 million, education at $389 million and economic development at $267...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
Jan 02, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, noted that the risk of losing the state’s aging population to other states like Florida and New Hampshire has created a ripple effect on the state’s other revenues, including...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Jan 01, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, noted that the risk of losing the state's aging population to other states like Florida and New Hampshire already has a ripple effect on the state's other revenues, including...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes
Dec 22, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation has long argued that an aging, retiring workforce will cause challenges in Massachusetts. Goodman said COVID has sped up that challenge. While in past recessions, older adults often delayed retiring for...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue
Dec 22, 2021
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue
Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, predicted state revenue growth will remain “robust” in fiscal year 2022 at $37.2 billion, or about $3.1 billion higher than the previous fiscal year. “This growth of 9% is fueled...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Revenue