Income Tax

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. House Speaker Asks Court To Sort Out Tax Dispute With Senate

Amid legislative work on a budget, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking the state’s highest court to weigh in on a Senate-approved measure to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.

05/22/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

U.S. savings bonds (Photo credit: TheKarenD)

Saving For College With U.S. Savings Bonds

The Education Bond Program was the first program available to offer any kind of a tax break for parents trying to save for college.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/13/2014

(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Casinos: Mass. Withholding Tax On Winnings Will Turn Off Gamblers, Cut Take

Companies looking to win a Massachusetts casino license say the state needs to change how it taxes winnings to avoid discouraging gamblers and cutting the state’s and casino’s take.

04/27/2014

(credit: WBZ-TV file image)

Mass. Income Tax Being Reduced By 0.05 Percent

The new year may bring a small tax cut for Massachusetts residents.

12/04/2013

Snowbirds, RVing, RVs

The Snowbird Migration Has Begun!

With the cooler weather here, heading south has some strong appeal.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/14/2013

(Photo Credit: Andrea Courtois)

Small Business Owners, Menino, Skeptical Of Patrick’s Proposed Income Tax Hike

Gov. Deval Patrick is rallying activists to lobby for the major income tax increase he’s proposed instead of settling for the lesser revenues of the legislature’s gas and cigarette tax hikes.

04/03/2013

Filling Out Forms

Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

What To Do If You Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay

So you’ve prepared your tax return and found that you owe. What should you do if you can’t pay?

03/11/2013

1040 Form Images

As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

more