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Haverhill Police Crack Down On Drivers Avoiding Sales Tax On Cars

Haverhill police are cracking down on drivers, who head to New Hampshire, to avoid paying the sales tax on their cars.

08/08/2011

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

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Mass. Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Tax Bills

Taxes are on the table again this week on Beacon Hill.

05/08/2011

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Local Retailers Push For Online Sales Tax

On Thursday, Massachusetts retailers were expected to be on Beacon Hill pushing a bill that adds the state’s sales tax onto online purchases.

04/06/2011

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Curious About Getting Sales Tax Back

I returned something to Home Depot without a sales receipt for a store credit and they said they couldn’t return the sales tax. Why is that? The state is getting double sales tax. – Marylee, Southbridge

WBZ-TV–03/30/2011

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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

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$9 Million Spent On Ballot 2010 Questions

Unions, industry-backed organizations and other advocacy groups spent more than $9 million trying to sway voters on the state’s three ballot questions last year. The total falls short of the record $16.1 million set in 1992 when four questions were decided.

01/15/2011

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State’s Alcohol Tax To Be Lifted Sunday

Massachusetts’ 6.25 percent tax on alcohol sales will be lifted on Sunday.

12/30/2010

Wes Welker: The Early Years

Curious About Revenue From Sales Tax, Alcohol Tax

It has been nearly eight months since the state made a move to bring in more money by raising the sales tax from 5 percent to 6.25 percent and…

10/01/2010

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