It's called the Fair Share Amendment, and it was certified to go before voters in November. But the constitutional amendment which would impose a 4% surtax on incomes over $1 million has to pass the Massachusetts Supreme Court first.
Massachusetts residents may be interested in a case involving the revocation of an organization's nonprofit status. The Marine Museum, which was established back in 1968, has lost its nonprofit status with the IRS for not complying with federal regulations pertaining to filing. The museum initially exhibited items that had been donated to it, including models from the original U.S.S. Titanic 1953 film and replicas of the Fall River Line steamers.