Baker takes new tack on taxes

Budget calls for higher tax on deeds, new tax on e-cigs, opioid sales in MA

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER, normally a skeptic when it comes to tax hikes, sprinkled new taxes and new tax revenue throughout the annual budget proposal he filed on Wednesday. A proposed increase in the tax on real estate sales would fund programs to help the state protect property from the ravages of climate change. The state’s cigarette(...)

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