The Boston Globe
October 27, 2022

Vote no on Question 1: We are counting on our nest egg — the value of our home — the most


Our home in Allston is central to our retirement plans. Our home is finally paid for so when sold the capital gain will exceed $1 million. We are very fortunate, but that subjects us to this tax.

I’m not a millionaire. I’m not even close.

However, a question on this November’s ballot threatens to steal more than my fair share of what my family has worked for. Question 1 would create one of the highest tax hikes in Massachusetts history. It will capture thousands of hard-working families each year and will unfairly punish us at a time when we are counting on our nest egg — the value of our home — the most.

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