New Massachusetts Taxes Will Make it’s Citizens Work Harder
Think it’s expensive to live in Massachusetts now? You just wait! The Gov. has lost his mind! Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick yesterday laid out tax and fee increases and new taxes on the table, including more than doubling the state’s gas tax.
The new “ideas” the state has in-store of it’s citizens!
-Raising the gas tax from 21 cents to 51 cents per gallon
-Raising the sales tax from 6.25 percent to 7.75 percent
-Raising the state income tax to 5.66 percent from 5.25 percent
-Levying a vehicle miles-traveled tax at 2.4 cents per mile
-New, emissions-based vehicle title and registration fees could raise $175 million
-A payroll tax on workers in regions with transit service could raise $140 million to $207 million.