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The Long Awaited MA Sales Tax Holiday Becomes a Reality

Indirect Tax, Sales and Use Tax August 4, 2011

Its official. On August 1, 2011, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed S156, which establishes a sales tax holiday on August 13 and 14, 2011.

S156 provides that the MA sales tax will not be imposed on nonbusiness retail sales of tangible personal property costing $2,500 or less.

The Department of Revenue has issued guidelines implementing the 2011 sales tax holiday.