WHILE GOP TOUTS TAX LAW, BAKER SEES ONLY "WILD GUESSES" [+VIDEO]
By Matt Murphy
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, JAN. 9, 2018....Members of his party are campaigning for public office touting the benefits of the GOP-led tax reform, but Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday it could be years before it's possible to know whether the Republican plan has a net benefit to Massachusetts.
Gov. Charlie Baker spoke Tuesday at the unveiling of the MGH Kraft Center for Community Health's mobile health program. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]
Baker expressed concerns during the Congressional tax debate, particularly about the possible elimination of the state and local tax deduction. The law capped the SALT deduction at $10,000, and Baker said after it's passage that some of the potential adverse affects had been "mitigated" in the final bill.
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