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The MA RMV has announced a grace period extension for certain expired motor vehicle inspections due to the nationwide system outage of inspection services by its vendor, Applus Technologies, which is expected to continue potentially through April 17th. The RMV has advised law enforcement that compliance with inspection requirements has not been possible since March 30th. Vehicle owners with expired March 2021 and April 2021 inspection stickers now have until May 31, 2021, to obtain inspections. Other extensions apply for newly-purchased vehicles, and vehicles that failed inspection.
Read the full RMV Update HERE.
It’s official. Independent insurance agencies and other small businesses operating as pass-through entities will NOT have to pay MA taxes on forgiven PPP loans received during COVID-19. MAIA advocated strongly for this provision, and Governor Baker signed it into law on Thursday, April 1st as part of the larger unemployment insurance bill. Another legislative victory brought to you by the members and partners who support of MAIA’s advocacy efforts each year! We are all in this together.
MAIA Advocates for Exclusion of PPP Loans from Taxable Income, The MassAgent, February 25, 2021
RMV Customers can now submit clearance documents related to an out of state (OOS) violation through their account on the Online Service Center on the RMV website via the “Submit Out of State Reciprocal Suspension Clearance Request” transaction.
Online OOS Reciprocal Suspension Clearance Request
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