Sales Tax Holiday
WBZ NewsRadio’s Joe Mathieu joined Keller to talk about the enduring popularity of the tradition.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed a law that will suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax for the weekend of Aug. 15-16.
The House and Senate voted to hold the holiday on the weekend of Aug. 15-16.
On Saturday and Sunday items at stores costing $2,500 or less will be exempt from the 6.25 percent sales tax.
WBZ political analyst Jon Keller found not everyone on Beacon Hill thinks as sales-tax holiday is what the state economy really needs.
House and Senate lawmakers have agreed to give Massachusetts shoppers another sales tax holiday this summer.
The Massachusetts House has given its support to holding another summer sales tax holiday.
It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like the idea of a sales tax holiday.
Massachusetts residents will get a break from the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax this weekend, thanks to legislation signed by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Governor Patrick has signed the new Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth Law. It’s designed to help job creation in the state.