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Collections in 2012

163 cities and towns have adopted the local tax in Massachusetts, including Abington, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Dedham, Foxborough, Hingham, Hull, Kingston, Middleborough, Milton, Norwell, Norwood, Quincy, Randolph, Stoughton, Walpole, Wareham, and Whitman.

For towns considering adopting the tax, projected collections are:

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Braintree $840,000

Cohasset $330,000

Scituate  $200,000

Weymouth $525,000

SOURCES: Mass. Department of Revenue, individual communities

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