sales tax

The Massachusetts Sales Tax-Free Weekend Is Here
BOSTON — A law approved by the Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker waives the state's 6.25 percent sales tax Saturday and Sunday on most things sold in retail stores.
Items excluded from the sales tax holiday include tobacco products, restaurant meals, motor vehicl…
OPINION|Thomas: Lower The Sales Tax [Poll]
It's been an extreme burden on consumers and retailers since 2009. That's when the Massachusetts Legislature forced their will on us, again. This time with a 25% hike in the sales tax. According to the Department of Revenue, the state was rewarded with $6...
Retail Sales Of Marijuana Now Legal In Colorado
Colorado is ringing in 2014 on a high note as the Centennial State becomes the first in the nation to allow legal retail recreational marijuana sales.  Locations will be able to open their doors to anyone 21 and over. 
Colorado residents will be able to buy up to an ounce of pot at a time, …
Amazon Collecting MA Sales Tax
Much to the joy of many local business owners, internet retail giant Amazon will start collecting sales tax on purchases made in Massachusetts in the New Year.