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Apr 11, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Thank you for this opportunity to testify today on S.16/H.86, the proposal to amend the Massachusetts Constitution to impose an additional surtax on annual income over $1 million. I am Eileen McAnneny, President of the Massachusetts Taxpayers...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 10, 2019
ECONOMY
MTF President Eileen McAnneny presented her update at the MTF annual meeting on April 10, 2019.   "Many of you know that I try to structure my annual update around a word of a phrase, providing a theme, if you will, to my remarks....
ECONOMY
Apr 10, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
In the eight weeks since Governor Charlie Baker released his spending plan for fiscal year 2020, the proposal has been the subject of significant analysis and debate. This policy brief serves as an update and addendum to MTF’s original analysis of...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Apr 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Tax revenue collections have been a roller coaster ride during fiscal 2019. Through the first five months of the year, tax collections were strong, ending November $323 million over estimates. In December and January, however, collections fell far...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Mar 22, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
As a proponent of the 1993 education reforms and a founding member of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, the Foundation has long recognized that the long-term well-being of the Commonwealth relies on a high performing education system...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Mar 07, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
“It is good news that tax revenue collections exceeded the monthly estimates,” said McAnneny. “But caution remains the key word for the rest of the fiscal year because revenues remain below projections for the year.”
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Mar 07, 2019
PENSIONS
The Economies of Massachusetts Municipalities Grew by 4.2% in Fiscal Year 2018, the Highest Rate of Increase Since 2008.
PENSIONS
Feb 06, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny today reacted to the preliminary tax revenue totals announced yesterday by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, which fell short of the year-to-date tax benchmarks by $403 million.
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2019
Feb 04, 2019
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020
Governor Baker released a spending plan that totals $47.5 billion which includes both pre-budget transfers and line-item appropriations for fiscal year (FY) 2020. The proposal is noteworthy for the inclusion of several policy initiatives along with...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2020