Meals Tax

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Curious About Different Meals Tax Charges

Why is it when I go to McDonalds and get the same meal on different days the tax is different but the price is the same? McDouble $1 Sm fries $1 Sm drink $1. $3 total. Tax is either .19 or.21 for $3.19 or $3.21 Same meal, different tax. -Chris, Winthrop

WBZ-TV–06/15/2011

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Curious About Tax on Water?

Recently I was charged sales tax for a bottle of water at Logan Airport. When I stated there is no sales tax in Mass. on water I was told “but there is one here at the airport!” – Marcia, Methuen

WBZ-TV–02/07/2011

Lawmakers Propose Meals Tax Holiday

Legislation filed on Beacon Hill would suspend for one week the state’s 6.25 percent tax on food purchased at restaurants in Massachusetts.

02/05/2011

Curious About Town Meals Tax

I was recently at the mall and got my daughters a Smoothie. While waiting I was reading the menu. It stated the Mass. state meals tax and also a meals tax from the town. Can individual towns put additional taxes on products? – Michelle, Tewksbury

WBZ-TV–01/24/2011

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