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The Boston Globe
September 22, 2022

There are rich people, and then there are the ‘one-time millionaires’


Opponents of the November ballot initiative that would raise taxes for some Massachusetts residents are out to redefine what it means to be wealthy. For more than a month, the campaign championing a special tax on the wealthy has blasted TV airwaves with a simple message: “They pay less and we pay more.” “They” are […]

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Boston Business Journal
September 20, 2022

Boston chamber calls Ballot Question 1 surtax ‘unnecessary financial hit’


The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is stepping up its public opposition to theproposed 4% surtax on income exceeding $1 million, telling the Business Journal themove poses a substantial threat to struggling small-business owners across the state. The chamber, which counts more than 1,200 businesses as members, has already comeout against the proposed tax in […]

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Boston Business Journal
August 12, 2022

Tax group: High costs, taxes are driving people out of Mass.


The Bay State faces a “perfect storm” of factors — including extreme housing costs and an above-average unemployment insurance price tag — that could undercut our financial and educational advantages, driving a flood of taxpayers and talent away from the state, a new report suggests. 

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The Boston Globe
August 12, 2022

Business group warns rise of remote work threatens Mass. economy


The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation issued the report on Friday in advance of this fall’s elections, executives say they’re finding it increasingly hard to recruit people to work in Massachusetts, and the high cost of housing is often a deal-breaker. For many in the business community, this issue is considered to be the biggest threat to […]

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The Boston Globe
August 2, 2022

Tax relief? The check is not in the mail


Lawmakers wrap up formal sessions without passing that promised $1 billion in tax breaks. Sometimes the Massachusetts Legislature can’t get out of its own way. A much touted $1 billion in tax relief — half of it slated to go into the pockets of regular working class residents immediately and half dedicated to permanent and […]

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The Boston Globe
July 29, 2022

In a market badly out of kilter, many older residents are stuck in their homes


Some say smaller dwellings in the state are too scarce and costly They bought their homes when they were young, making money, and raising families. Now they’re empty nesters, in or nearing retirement, and living in houses that are too big for them. But many older residents in Massachusetts who’d like to downsize — and […]

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Boston Herald
July 27, 2022

Winter oil prices a concern as Massachusetts hit hard by inflation on energy


Inflation’s impact on the state’s energy sector has some lawmakers sounding the alarm on the rising cost of heating oil, given that winter is just around the corner. A new study from The Beacon Hill Institute for Policy Research, funded by the Fiscal Alliance Foundation, found that home heating oil has increased by 70% nationally. […]

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Boston Globe
July 27, 2022

Millionaires tax is unwise and unworthy


The Massachusetts Constitution contains a barrier against class warfare. Will voters tear it up? On the Massachusetts ballot this November will be another attempt by progressive activists to get voters to agree to something they have repeatedly rejected. The proposed “Fair Share Amendment” would rewrite the Commonwealth’s Constitution, which for 106 years has decreed that […]

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Boston Herald
July 7, 2022

Editorial: ‘Fair Share’ tax means farewell to many businesses


If you spike it, they will leave. That’s the gist of a Pioneer Institute survey of Massachusetts business leaders, which asked if they thought companies would leave the state if a constitutional tax hike amendment on the November ballot is successful. A whopping 73% said we can expect a rush for the exits.

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