Business group aims to kill ‘millionaires’ tax’
The Boston Globe - 10/19/2016
“The mere fact that there are limitations on those funds does not mean it is an appropriation,’’ said Raise Up’s attorney, Peter Enrich, a Northeastern University law professor and an expert in public administration. “It’s not an appropriation until the Legislature identifies a specific sum and makes it available expenditure for a specific purpose.”
The state Department of Revenue has estimated that the tax could generate up to $2.2 billion in additional state revenue in 2019.