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The Department of Revenue has recently published for the first time community statistics for usage of the popular Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit.

This data shows growth of the credit over the years since its inception in 2001, and allows individual communities to see the extent of local participation in a credit which delivered more than $60 million in tax relief to more than 79,181 families in tax year 2009.

Ten communities registered an average credit of greater than $900: Hamilton, $962; Middlefield and Buckland, $960; Windsor, $952; Hardwick, $938; Carlisle, $929; Wayland, $920; Rowe. $919; Weston, $915; and Heath, $902.

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