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Charlie Baker tax relief bill clears committee mostly intact

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Legislature's Revenue Committee advanced a $600 million tax relief package on Friday, but the panel's House chairman said the measure remains a work in progress.
The committee voted 17-0, according to House chairman Rep. Mark Cusack, to advance a redraft of Gov. Charlie Baker's tax relief plan that does not feature Baker's call for a cut in the short-term capital gains rate. Committee members were not interested in that piece of the governor's bill, Cusack said.
“The rest of the bill is intact,” Cusack said.
Baker in January filed a nearly $700 million package proposing tax breaks for...
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