The State of Massachusetts requires that all residents must have health insurance coverage, or pay a penalty.
Rent can be declared as a deduction, taxpayers must declare their annual rent payments.
MBTA public transportation can be deducted in the state taxes.
Senior citizens can claim a refundable credit for the rent paid, homeowners can declare the amount paid for real state taxes, and the water and sewer payments.
For the 2024 tax season Massachusetts residents can claim credits for dependents, even without an income.
The State of Massachusetts gives a non refundable credit for the cost of College tuition.