Mass. Revenue Dept.

State Income Tax To Be Reduced Slightly
The new year may bring a small tax cut for Massachusetts residents.
    The state revenue department is announcing the state's income tax will be automatically lowered from the current 5.25 percent to 5.2 percent on Jan. 1.
Mass. Welfare Officials Begin Plan To End Waste And Fraud
The Massachusetts welfare system has launched what it calls a ``100 day action plan'' to weed out waste and fraud.
    Stacey Monahan, interim commissioner of the Department of Transitional Assistance, announced Thursday that the program is designed to strengthen welfar…