REMEMBERING MAYOR THOMAS MENINO: Complete Coverage

Sales Tax Holiday

Consumers Gear Up For Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend, the 6.25% tax on items $2500 or less will be waived. It made Friday night at many area malls a preview night.

08/12/2011

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Mass. Retailers, Shoppers Looking Forward To Sales-Tax Holiday

Retail sales were up nationwide last month. Massachusetts retailers are hoping that trend continues this weekend when the state waives the sales tax.

08/12/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Set For August 13-14

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill creating another sales tax holiday in Massachusetts for the weekend of August 13-14.

08/01/2011

Mass. Sales Tax Holiday This Year ‘Mostly A Consensus’ Among Officials

Shoppers could be enjoying another Massachusetts sales tax holiday this summer.

07/25/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Sales Tax Holiday Likely In August

They haven’t picked an exact date yet, but Beacon Hill lawmakers are confident the sales tax holiday will happen again this year.

07/20/2011

Curious About Sales Tax Holiday Online, On Phone

Will shoppers in Massachusetts get a break on the sales tax this weekend if they don’t actually shop in the stores? Heather from West Yarmouth…

10/01/2010

Stores tally up tax free holiday sales

Massachusetts merchants are hoping this weekend’s sales tax holiday will give them a much needed boost from the late summer doldrums.

08/16/2010

Gov. signs sales tax holiday bill into law

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill creating a tax-free holiday shopping weekend.

08/05/2010

MA House approves sales tax holiday

  Massachusetts House lawmakers have voted to approve a sales tax holiday for the second week in August.

07/08/2010

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