Littleton (historically Nipmuc: Nashoba) is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 8,924 at the 2010 census. The Council on Aging Acts in an advisory capacity; focuses on identifying the needs of the senior population; educates the community on the issues, advocates on their behalf and recruits active members of the COA. The COA does not direct the director, or appoint the director or staff. Services Include:
- Outreach: Littleton Elder and Human Services has social workers who provide needs assessments to determine appropriate services, including but not limited to: fuel assistance, housing, veterinary assistance, SNAP application assistance, information and referrals.
- Tax Relief for Elders and the Disabled (T.R.E.A.D.)
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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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