Policymakers on Beacon Hill have many visions of tax relief for this fiscal year, and all of them include changing the estate taxes. What are those changes, and what would their impact be?
About Peter Mentekidis
Peter Mentekidis is a Roger Perry Transparency Intern with the Pioneer Institute. He is a rising senior at Providence College, with a major in Quantitative Economics and a minor in Philosophy. Feel free to contact via email, LinkedIn, or writing a letter to Pioneer’s office.
Entries by Peter Mentekidis
Established in 1987, the Commonwealth Stabilization Fund has been a key component of the financial stability of Massachusetts. As of recently, it’s seen spectacular growth. Why?
Stabilization funds are a key component of a municipality’s financial strength, yet many towns (including Boston!) report no stabilization funds. Why is this?
The MBTA is recognized as one of the best transit systems in the nation. It’s not perfect, however: comparisons to other Massachusetts transit systems can indicate the MBTA’s flaws and highlight the regional authorities’ strengths.
Massachusetts has had the best public school system in the country for the past two decades: along with some of the highest per pupil spending as well. Among the counties, does high per pupil spending translate to better results? The short answer: not really.
This blog compares the income, wealth, and property values of western Massachusetts to those of eastern Massachusetts, highlighting the west’s potential for growth.
The Massachusetts lottery made $5.9 billion in 2021, making it the fourth-highest source of revenue for the state. This confirms a long-standing trend: that Massachusettans love to play the lottery.
The estate tax has become an increasingly significant source of revenue for the Bay State in recent years. Why is this: and is it a good thing?