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How a 1986 law might mean Massachusetts taxpayers get sent unexpected money from the state03:28
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Some unexpected — and sizable — tax rebate checks could be coming to Massachusetts taxpayers.

In 1986, voters approved a referendum that essentially stated if revenue growth exceeded wage and salary growth over a budget year, the extra money would be returned to the taxpayers.

Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday his administration is figuring out how it might return money to taxpayers. WBUR's Senior State House Reporter Steve Brown joined Morning Edition to explain.

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