State tax collections continue to surprise

January receipts up $429m over forecasted amount

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE JANUARY TAX COLLECTIONS  obliterated the Baker administration’s expectations, coming in almost a half-billion dollars above the Department of Revenue’s already-upgraded monthly benchmark and helping to brighten the state’s financial picture heading into a fresh round of budget deliberations. DOR collected $3.347 billion from taxpayers last month, which is $392 million, or(...)

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