Bay State officials last week projected fiscal 2009 tax revenue of $20.98 billion. That would be an increase of $818 million compared with tax revenues expected for fiscal 2008.

The Executive Office for Administration and Finance, and the House and Senate Ways and Means committees calculated the $20.98 billion, and that figure will help shape Gov. Deval Patrick’s fiscal 2009 budget, which he will submit to the legislature later this month.

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