In 2021, Massachusetts citizens will get a 13% tax refund.

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As a result of an obscure law that was enacted in 1986, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is returning $2.941 billion to its taxpayers.

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In years in which state coffers are full, tax refunds are permitted under Chapter 62F of the Constitution of the United States.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump approved refunds for fall. Friday, Governor Charlie Baker outlined client money rules.

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Baker's administration said that qualified taxpayers would get a credit equal to 13% of their Massachusetts Tax Year 2021 personal income tax payment.

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[Citizens] who are eligible to receive the credit will receive it in the form of a refund. The earlier estimate made by the governor was that the number was 7%.

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According to Baler's office, this 13% number is a "preliminary estimate" that will be formalized in late October when all 2021 tax forms are received.

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