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Monthly Archives: March 2013

DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program Posted on Mar 28

DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program

First came “WebFile for Income”, the Commonwealth’s online system which thousands of taxpayers will use to file their state returns this year. Now comes WebFile for your smartphone. The Department of Revenue developed the free WebFile mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphone users to   …Continue Reading DOR’s “WebFile for Income” Tax Mobile App Available for Refund Program

Innovating in the Commonwealth Posted on Mar 26

Innovating in the Commonwealth

In my role as Government Innovation Officer (GIO) for the Commonwealth, there are several ways in which I help move the innovation agenda forward within the Commonwealth’s various agencies. One category of activity entails my dialoguing with agency leaders to identify opportunities for innovation, and   …Continue Reading Innovating in the Commonwealth

New Revenue Modeling Tool: How does Gov. Patrick’s “Choose Growth” Proposal Affect You? Posted on Mar 15

New Revenue Modeling Tool:   How does Gov. Patrick’s “Choose Growth” Proposal Affect You?

When the Commonwealth releases budget proposals (like Governor Patrick did in January), it is sometimes the case that additional information is sought by different people.  Some citizens have difficulty seeing how the proposal would specifically impact them.  Other citizens would like to explore how modifying   …Continue Reading New Revenue Modeling Tool: How does Gov. Patrick’s “Choose Growth” Proposal Affect You?