Sales Tax Holiday

The Mass. Legislature created a weekend sales-tax holiday for Aug. 16 and 17. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Stores Welcome Shoppers With Sales-Tax-Free Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday items at stores costing $2,500 or less will be exempt from the 6.25 percent sales tax.


The Mass. Legislature created a weekend sales-tax holiday for Aug. 16 and 17. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Is Sales-Tax Holiday Good For Mass. Economy

WBZ political analyst Jon Keller found not everyone on Beacon Hill thinks as sales-tax holiday is what the state economy really needs.


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Mass. Lawmakers Agree On Tax Holiday, Disagree On Date

House and Senate lawmakers have agreed to give Massachusetts shoppers another sales tax holiday this summer.


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Massachusetts House Backs Summer Sales Tax Holiday

The Massachusetts House has given its support to holding another summer sales tax holiday.


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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Sales Tax Holiday A False Promise

It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t like the idea of a sales tax holiday.


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Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Kicks Off

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.


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Governor Patrick Signs Jobs Bill

Governor Patrick has signed the new Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth Law. It’s designed to help job creation in the state.


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Mass. Jobs Bill Includes Sales Tax Holiday

State lawmakers are set to vote on an economic development bill that includes a two-day sales tax holiday.


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Many Shoppers Spend Carefully During Sales Tax Holiday

Consumers are taking advantage of the tax-free holiday weekend, but they are also being very careful how they spend.


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Sales Tax Holiday Underway In Massachusetts

Shoppers across the Bay State packed stores beginning Saturday, as the Sales-Tax Holiday weekend was underway.