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Is It A Good Time For Governor Patrick To Raise Income Tax? [POLL]

In his State of the State address, Gov. Deval Patrick has asked the Legislature to raise the state's income tax a full percentage point to 6.25, while looking to reduce the state's sales tax from 6.25 to 4.5 percent! All things considered, is this a good time to raise taxes?

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Governor’s New Massachusetts Tax Plan Draws Little Support

Even Democrats are unsure that raising the state income tax by one percentage point is the right way to raise funds for the governor's education and highway plans. 

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Fiscal Cliff Bill Passed

At the last second, Democrats and Republicans agreed on a deal to hold off the 'Fiscal Cliff'. That bill has passed in the House.

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Amazon To Start Collecting Sales Tax In Massachusetts in 2013

Much to the joy of many local business owners, internet retail giant Amazon will start collecting sales tax on purchases made in Massachusetts in the New Year.

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Governor Blames Washington For Cuts in Massachusetts – Do You? [POLL]

Gov. Patrick is calling for cuts in state services and partially blames the "fiscal cliff" worries as to why revenues are down! I don't buy it, do you?

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Massachusetts State Revenue Collections

State officials and lawmakers will get an update this week on state revenue collections.

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New Bedford City Council To Set Tax rate

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is submitting his tax plan to the City Council Monday Night.

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Should We Raise Taxes on the Wealthy to Avoid the ‘Fiscal Cliff’? — Survey of the Day

Negotiations between President Obama and the Republican-led House of Representatives over the "fiscal cliff" are heating up. Some economists believe if a compromise isn't made by December 31 of this year, the U.S. economy could fall back into recession.

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Montigny Raps “Tax Incentive” Policies At Statehouse

Lots of talk at the Statehouse about programs that offer tax breaks to businesses that locate in Massachusetts.

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Should Tax Payer Money Go To National Public Radio?

Money is tight. Lots of folks are living pay check to pay check! Should tax dollar subsidies continue to help fund National Public Radio?

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