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MA House, Senate Set to Vote on Millionaire’s Tax

MA House, Senate Set to Vote on Millionaire’s Tax BOSTON – The Massachusetts House and Senate hold a constitutional convention today to vote on what’s known as the Millionaire’s Tax, or Fair Share Amendment, which would create a 4% state tax on the portion of a person’s income above $1 million to support transportation and public education.

If it passes, the amendment would need to go through another legislative session before it could be put on the 2022 ballot for a vote.

Lew Finfer, co-chair of the Raise Up Massachusetts Coalition of community, religious and labor groups that started this citizens’ initiative in 2015, explained what needs to happen for the tax to pass this vote.
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