Over the past 90 days, more constituents have contacted me about the film tax credit than about any other issue. The credit will sunset next year if we do not vote to extend it or make it permanent. Some kind of change is likely to be made as part of the state budget bill that is currently under debate.
The legislature has sent a compromise bill, H.4841, “An Act Regulating and Insuring Short-Term Rentals” to the governor’s desk. This bill would tax and regulate the short-term rental hosts and hosting platforms, such as AirBnB. The bill establishes a tax on short-term rentals, that is nearly the same as the tax on traditional accommodations like […]
The House and Senate have reached an agreement to regulate and tax short term rentals, like AirBnB.
Today the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a decision that blocks the proposed surtax on incomes over $1 million.
After school care needs improvement.
This spring, the legislature will consider a voter initiative to raise the income tax on people earning over one million dollars. A hearing is scheduled on Tuesday, 1/19, from 10:30 AM-1:00 PM in room B-1 in the State House. I am fully committed to vote to put the proposal on the ballot and ultimately, you the voters will decide its fate. I’m very interested in your thoughts.