Massachusetts – Weekend Sales Tax Holiday Begins August 15, 2015 Ends August 16, 2015

SALT Report 3690 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue will be conducting a weekend sales and use tax holiday for non-business sales at retail of single items of tangible personal property costing $2,500 or less – subject to certain exclusions. The following do not qualify for the sales tax holiday exemption and remain subject to tax: all motor vehicles, motorboats, meals, telecommunications services, gas, steam, electricity, tobacco products and any single item whose price is in excess of $2,500.  The Act charges the Commissioner of Revenue with issuing instructions or forms and rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of the Act.

Further Information:

http://www.mass.gov/dor/businesses/help-and-resources/legal-library/tirs/tirs-by-years/2015-releases/tir-15-7.html