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Judges Scrutinize Income Tax Surcharge

By Jon Chesto If the business groups challenging the millionaires tax win their legal battle to block the ballot question, they might have the now-defunct greyhound industry to thank. That’s because the Supreme Judicial Court justices who heard arguments for and...

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Business Groups Fight ’18 Ballot Question

By Bob McGovern Business groups fighting to block the so-called millionaire tax from next year’s statewide ballot say the proposed constitutional amendment is “truly radical” and should not go to the voters, according to a brief filed with the state’s highest court....

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Editorial: Three Legal Strikes

By Editorial Staff It’s easy to complain that the proposed “millionaire’s tax” set to go before Massachusetts voters next year is just a cynical effort to squeeze the wealthy to fund more government jobs.  Easy, because it happens to be true. But it’s even more...

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Editorial: Time Out on Tax Hike

By Herald Staff An alliance of business groups is poking sharp holes in the effort to establish a millionaire’s tax in Massachusetts, arguing in a new lawsuit not just that the proposed constitutional amendment is bad policy (it is) but that it is constitutionally...

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Coalition Sues to Block Tax

By Marie Szaniszlo "“When you amend the constitution, you prevent the Legislature from touching it. The process of setting taxing and spending policy via amendments will open the floodgates to a series of constitutional amendments,” Anderson said." A coalition of...

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Business Groups Go to SJC to Challenge Tax Proposal

By John Chesto “If I were voting on something, I would want to make sure the courts have already reviewed that what I’m voting on is actually constitutional,” said Anderson, one of the plaintiffs. First, the business groups say, the question improperly links unrelated...

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