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Patrick signs ‘tech tax’ repeal

Gov. uses Twitter to announce signing

As expected, Governor Deval Patrick on Friday signed the repeal of the new tax on software services, ending a two-month-long controversy that had inflamed the state’s business and technology sectors.

The governor’s office announced the signing of the bill on Twitter, which had been a key platform for members of the state’s tech community to protest the tax.

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