Mass. State Rep: 10 Reasons I Opposed The Tech Tax, And Still Do

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3. No Precedents For Tax

Winslow argued that this tax was a departure from any previous actions by the Massachusetts legislature, with no precedents set for a tax on services. Going forward, he said, it will put a tax on the software services industry that isn't a burden on any other sector of the economy.

"Why just this service? And why structure it in the form of a transportation finance bill?" Winslow asked.


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