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Nov 24, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
“It’s unlikely that the Legislature would make any significant moves in the short term,” said Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. “It could be a couple of years before they see how this all plays fiscally.” ...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Oct 31, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation Executive Vice President Doug Howgate, who will soon take over as the group’s next leader, said the first three months of tax collections historically “bore little connection to revenue trends in subsequent months.”...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2023
Oct 27, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
But during the press conference, Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, said the structure of Ballot Question 1, which requires a constitutional amendment to take effect, is “really problematic. ”Should unexpected...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Oct 26, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
“(The) Massachusetts economy is in a period of transition, we know we’re against a backdrop of high inflation, we have labor shortages, an uptick of remote work, and employers and employees have more options of where to locate than ever before,”...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Oct 26, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Surtax supporters have dubbed the measure the “fair share amendment,” but Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny said Wednesday during a press conference hosted by the Coalition to Stop the Tax Hike Amendment that the “notion...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Taxes > Income Tax
Oct 21, 2022
“It’s almost like he was perfectly crafted for this job through experience, through intellect, and by temperament,” Caljouw said. “He’s a collaborative problem solver by nature. He also has the added intellect on top of that to take themes that...
Oct 20, 2022
Doug Howgate, a longtime leader in fiscal and public policy in the commonwealth, has been named as the next president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. The public policy research organization announced Howgate’s election by its board of...
Oct 20, 2022
Doug Howgate, a policy analyst who has helped shape state budgets for nearly two decades as a top Senate staffer and a trusted voice of business interests, has been chosen to take over as president of the influential Massachusetts Taxpayers...
Oct 20, 2022
“In a field of outstanding candidates, Doug’s keen understanding of both the policymaking process and employer needs, focus on rigorous analysis and recognition of the broad array of policies that impact the Commonwealth’s fiscal health stood out.,”...
Oct 01, 2022
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022
“Massachusetts has seen unprecedented surplus revenue,” says Eileen McAnneny, president of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. An analysis by the public policy organization found the current surplus is the largest in recent history, far exceeding...
PUBLIC FINANCE > Budget > FY 2022