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Acton
Acton
Massachusetts
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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

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Making Boston Age Friendly: The Age-Friendly Boston project works with the City’s public agencies, businesses, cultural, educational, and religious institutions, and community groups

  • Food and nutrition help, handyman services, legal consultations, income tax assistance, and referral services for housing and caregiving
  • Programs dedicated to exercise, book groups, computer proficiency, health, and music and art appreciation
  • Low- or no-cost meals during weekday lunch, as well as monthly breakfasts
Contacts Sharon Mercurio, Director
Office: (978) 929-6652
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How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

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Yes Acton MA is age friendly. It provides a wide variety of housing, senior activities/center, side walks, and is close to medical assistance.

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Acton has a brand new senior center and many surrounding assisted livings. Very age friendly

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Taxes

C

How did Massachusetts earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Massachusetts has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Massachusetts does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Massachusetts has an effective property tax rate of 1.21%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Massachusetts earned its state tax grade of C.

Learn more about taxes in Massachusetts

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