Making Weston Age Friendly: The Weston Council on Aging supports the welfare and interests of the town’s seniors and those who care for them. We offer comprehensive information, referral and social services; health and wellness programs; educational and social offerings; transportation, and other opportunities for people to stay connected to the community.
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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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