Two new tax relief measures were passed recently in Massachusetts. Senior Tax Relief, St.2005, c.136, passed on November 20, 2005, allows more homeowners over 65 to claim a tax credit, and allows cities and towns to charge a lower interest rate on deferred property taxes. Heating Energy Assistance and Tax Relief, St.2005, c.140, passed on November 22, 2005, provides home heating credits, and credits for energy efficient appliances and the like. These items and more tax information are available at Mass. Law About Taxation.