Massachusetts sales tax holiday is this weekend
BOSTON (WLNE) — Massachusetts will hold its annual sales tax holiday this weekend.
Most retail items under $2,500 will be exempt from the 6.25% sales tax on Saturday and Sunday. Online items also qualify as long as they’re purchased this weekend.
The state said clothing generally applies unless it costs more than $175 — only the amount over $175 will be taxed.
The below items do not qualify for the sales tax holiday exemption:
- Motor vehicles
- Telecommunications services
- Tobacco products
- Marijuana or marijuana products
- Alcoholic beverages
- Any single item whose price is more than $2,500
Purchases from businesses or for business use also do not qualify.
No tax will be due if exchanges are made after this weekend.