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Summary

This proposed law would change the state income tax rate on interest and dividend income, which was 12% as of September 1997, to whatever rate applies to Part B taxable income (such as wages and salaries), which was 5.95% as of September 1997. The change would take effect starting in tax year 2000.

A YES VOTE would reduce the state tax rate for interest and dividend income.

A NO VOTE would make no change in the current state tax rate for interest and dividend income.

1998 Nov 3 :: State of Massachusetts :: Question 3 :: Initiative PetitionDo you approve of a law summarized below, on which no vote was taken by the Senate or the House of Representatives before May 6, 1998?

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Ward
Yes
No
Blank Votes Total Votes Cast Total Ballots Cast
Totals
 
12,968
5,029
2,179
17,997
20,176
Precinct 1
 
423
124
99
547
646
Precinct 2
 
529
158
112
687
799
Precinct 3
 
456
128
109
584
693
Precinct 1
 
427
186
88
613
701
Precinct 2
 
559
260
104
819
923
Precinct 3
 
575
252
72
827
899
Precinct 1
 
637
302
107
939
1,046
Precinct 2
 
588
259
96
847
943
Precinct 3
 
696
301
115
997
1,112
Precinct 1
 
589
143
118
732
850
Precinct 2
 
598
198
92
796
888
Precinct 3
 
624
217
97
841
938
Precinct 1
 
674
212
79
886
965
Precinct 2
 
680
223
106
903
1,009
Precinct 3
 
644
289
101
933
1,034
Precinct 1
 
794
373
94
1,167
1,261
Precinct 2
 
715
357
145
1,072
1,217
Precinct 3
 
563
263
86
826
912
Precinct 1
 
746
290
120
1,036
1,156
Precinct 2
 
690
239
115
929
1,044
Precinct 3
 
761
255
124
1,016
1,140
Totals
 
12,968
5,029
2,179
17,997
20,176