Barring a last-minute hitch, the tax rate will automatically be reduced from 5.3 percent to 5.25 on Jan. 1.
NH House passed a bill that would cut the rate 10 cents to $1.68 per pack in hopes of attracting smokers from surrounding states with higher taxes.
Massachusetts has collected $89 million more in taxes during August compared with the same month last year, but that still fell $70 Million below the estimate for the month.
John Hurst of the Mass. Retailers Association previews the weekend sales tax holiday for WBZ’s Deb Lawler.
With the approach of this weekend’s Massachusetts sales tax holiday, New Hampshire Governor John Lynch talks with WBZ’s Deb Lawler about his state’s sales tax-free status.