Post Content

DOR has had a great turnout for our early series of information sessions for seniors. These sessions are short presentations to educate taxpayers 65 and older about the benefits of the Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit.

For tax year 2012, the credit is worth as much as $1,000 for eligible taxpayers 65 and older who either own or rent their home. The credit is refundable, meaning that if a taxpayer does not have an offsetting state tax liability, or has a liability that is smaller than the credit, they receive a check from the Commonwealth for either the entire credit or for the portion left after taxes are paid.

Seniors who live in public or subsidized housing are not eligible for the credit.

 We hope to see you there!

Date/Time Location/Address Phone
February 20, 10:30 a.m. Concord COA,  CANCELLED 978-318-3020
February 20, 12:30 p.m. Acton COA, 50 Audubon Dr. 978-929-6652
February 21, 10:30 a.m. Merrimac COA, 100 East Main St. 978-346-9549
February 21, 12:30 p.m. Ipswich COA, 25 Green St. 978-356-6650
February 25, 10:00 a.m. Natick COA, 117 East Central St. 508-647-6540
February 25, 11:30 a.m. Needham COA 83 Pickering St. 781-455-7555
February 25, 1:00 p.m. Wellesley COA, 219 Washington St. 781-235-3961
February 27, 1:00 p.m. Wayland COA, 41 Cochituate Rd. 508-358-2990
March 6, 10:00 a.m. Attleboro COA, 25 South Main St. 774-203-1906
March 6, 1:00 p.m. N. Attleboro COA, 204 Elm St. 508-699-0131
March 7, 1:00 p.m. Waltham COA, 488 Main St. 781-899-7228
March 13, 11:00 a.m. Norfolk COA, 28 Medway Branch Rd. 508-528-4430
March 13, 12:30 p.m. Wrentham COA, 400 Taunton St. 508-384-5425
March 13, 2:00 p.m. Franklin COA, 10 Daniel McCahill St. 508-520-4945

Written By:

Recent Posts

MA Filing Extension to April 18th Announced posted on Apr 15

The Department of Revenue’s WebFile tool, which allows individuals to electronically file state personal income tax returns, has experienced delays due to heavy volume over the past few days. DOR is actively working to resolve this issue, and has extended the deadline for taxpayers to   …Continue Reading MA Filing Extension to April 18th Announced

WARNING: Tax Lien Notices NOT issued by DOR Making the Rounds posted on Mar 13

Here’s another unfortunate addition to the list of financial things to protect yourself from.  DOR has learned that letters of questionable origin are being sent to taxpayers with outstanding tax liens. Although these notices show amounts from actual tax liens, they are not from the Massachusetts   …Continue Reading WARNING: Tax Lien Notices NOT issued by DOR Making the Rounds

Don’t Let a Hacker Steal YOUR Refund posted on Mar 11

There are some rabbit holes you definitely don’t want to fall down during tax season. One such hole, and an increasingly-common nightmarish scenario, is finding out your tax refund has been stolen. In a recent article, Allison Martin of Money Talk News was the bearer   …Continue Reading Don’t Let a Hacker Steal YOUR Refund