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COVID-19 INTERACTIVE TOOLS

Take an interactive look at how COVID-related economic shutdowns are affecting jobs and lives across Massachusetts – updated weekly.

Survey suggests increased demand for telecommuting after COVID-19 crisis

PIONEER OPPORTUNITY POLICY AREAS

The Far-Reaching Impact of a Massachusetts Surtax: Anecdotal Evidence and Data Analysis

This report shows that a proposed graduated income tax that will appear on the statewide ballot in November 2022 will have much more far-reaching implications than most people realize because the surtax also extends to “pass-through” income from entities such as S and limited liability corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships that are taxed on individual tax returns.

PILOT Agreements: Nonprofits’ Fair Portion or Government Extortion?

A new white paper by Pioneer Institute calls for increased transparency over the basis for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) agreements between municipal governments and nonprofit organizations, while also encouraging nonprofits to publicize and expand the community benefits they provide.

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