Sales Tax Holiday - August 11 & 12
State lawmakers have approved a Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday for August 11 and 12. On these two dates, the state's 5 percent sales tax will be suspended from most items selling for less than $2500. Items that do not qualify from the sales break are telecommunications services, tobacco products, gas, steam, electricity, motor vehicles, motorboats, meals and items costing over $2500.
For specific information on the rules and regulations for the Mass Sales Tax Weekend, please see the Department of Revenue Press Release.