Lawmakers To Hear Calls For Reinstating Sales Tax Holiday The holiday was not held last year because legislative leaders said the state could not afford to lose an estimated $26 million in tax revenue.
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Rhode Island Lawmaker Proposes Sales Tax HolidayState Rep. Joseph Solomon, a Democrat from Warwick, said he has drafted a bill to give shoppers and businesses a weekend break from Rhode Island's 7 percent sales tax.
Keller @ Large: What Does Sales Tax Holiday Say About 'Taxachusetts'?WBZ NewsRadio's Joe Mathieu joined Keller to talk about the enduring popularity of the tradition.
Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Set For August 15Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed a law that will suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax for the weekend of Aug. 15-16.
Sales Tax Holiday Weekend In August Approved By LawmakersThe House and Senate voted to hold the holiday on the weekend of Aug. 15-16.
Mass. Stores Welcome Shoppers With Sales-Tax-Free WeekendOn Saturday and Sunday items at stores costing $2,500 or less will be exempt from the 6.25 percent sales tax.
Keller @ Large: Is Sales-Tax Holiday Good For Mass. EconomyWBZ political analyst Jon Keller found not everyone on Beacon Hill thinks as sales-tax holiday is what the state economy really needs.
Mass. Lawmakers Agree On Tax Holiday, Disagree On DateHouse and Senate lawmakers have agreed to give Massachusetts shoppers another sales tax holiday this summer.
Massachusetts House Backs Summer Sales Tax Holiday The Massachusetts House has given its support to holding another summer sales tax holiday.
Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Sales Tax Holiday A False PromiseIt's hard to find anyone who doesn't like the idea of a sales tax holiday.
Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Kicks OffMassachusetts residents will get a break from the state's 6.25 percent sales tax this weekend, thanks to legislation signed by Gov. Deval Patrick.