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Budget Summary FY2015

Outside Section 90
Data Current as of:  7/10/2014




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Corporate property exemption

SECTION 90.   Clause Sixteenth of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws, as amended by section 31 of chapter 46 of the acts of 2013, is hereby further amended by striking out paragraph (1) and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

(1) In the case of: (i) a financial institution as defined in section 1 of chapter 63; (ii) a business corporation subject to taxation under chapter 63 other than a corporation mentioned in either paragraph (2) or (3); (iii) a telephone corporation subject to chapter 166; or (iv) a business corporation subject to taxation under section 20, 23 or 58 of said chapter 63, all property owned by such financial institution or corporation except real estate, poles, underground conduits, wires, pipes and machinery used in manufacture or in supplying or distributing water; provided, however, that in the case of a business corporation subject to taxation under said sections 20 or 23, the laws of the state of incorporation or, in the case of a business corporation of another nation, the laws of the state where it has elected to establish its principal office in the United States, grant similar exemption from taxation of tangible property owned by like corporations organized under or created by the laws of the commonwealth.