Alcohol Tax

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Boston To Hold Hearing On 2 Percent Alcohol Tax

The price of alcohol could be going up in Boston.



Mass. Alcohol Tax Disappears This Week

Massachusetts shoppers soon will no longer have to pay the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol sold in stores.



Gov. Patrick Looking For Substance Abuse Funding

Gov. Deval Patrick is looking for ways to keep paying for the state’s substance abuse treatment programs after voters decided to repeal the sales tax on alcohol, which has supported the initiatives.


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Voters React To Massachusetts Election

Massachusetts voters bucked the trend Tuesday by voting for Democrats for Congress and for state-wide offices. WBZ Radio’s Carl Stevens talked to voters to get their reaction the morning after.


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Question 1: Alcohol Tax Repealed

Massachusetts voters say “yes” to repealing the alcohol tax.


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Question 1: Repeal The State Alcohol Tax?

Question 1 on the Nov. 2 state ballot asks voters if they want to repeal the 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol.


Hospitals, insurers: Keep MA alcohol sales tax

The state’s hospitals, insurers and community health centers are opposing a ballot question that would repeal the state’s sales tax on alcohol.


Wes Welker: The Early Years

Curious About Revenue From Sales Tax, Alcohol Tax

It has been nearly eight months since the state made a move to bring in more money by raising the sales tax from 5 percent to 6.25 percent and…