Taxes

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  • Over the past two months, I have heard from roughly 200 constituents in my district who are concerned about the Governor's proposal to eliminate the film tax credit. Some of the most thoughtful constituents indicated that they didn't like the credit going to out of state movie stars and would like to see it used in a less wasteful way to benefit in-state workers. To further that conversation, in this year's Senate budget we adopted a very modest compromise amendment, calling for a report.
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  • In conjunction with his budget, Governor Baker proposed the elimination of the Film Tax Credit. On this issue, I agree with the Governor. While I am basically eager to encourage every job-creating industry in Massachusetts, the film tax credit is just too generous to one particular industry -- no other industry receives a subsidy as deep as that offered by the film tax credit.
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  • As previously promised, both branches have now voted to repeal the software tax. It will shortly be laid upon the Governor’s desk and signed. The repeal is fully retroactive: If people have collected it from customers, they should return it. If they have remitted payments to the Department of Revenue, they can apply for the […]
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  • Legislative leaders announced today that they support the repeal of the software tax. The Governor made the same announcement yesterday. I am relieved by this announcement — it means a mistake will be fixed and we will avoid much future controversy. I had become convinced last month that the tax (a) was simply not computable […]
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Will Brownsberger
State Senator
2d Suffolk and Middlesex District