Massachusetts – Last Sales Tax Holiday Cost State Up To $38M

Boston – Businesses and consumers in Massachusetts are gearing up for the annual sales tax holiday that arrives this weekend, when the state will forego millions of dollars in revenue in an effort to drive economic activity. The two-day tax Continue reading Massachusetts – Last Sales Tax Holiday Cost State Up To $38M

Massachusetts – Pot Sales Drawing Competition From Other States

As the recreational pot industry takes off in Massachusetts, other nearby states are rushing to get a piece of the tax revenue lost to cross-border sales. Three bordering states — Rhode Island, New York and Connecticut — appear to be Continue reading Massachusetts – Pot Sales Drawing Competition From Other States

Massachusetts – State Eyes Bigger Net for Online Sales tax

BOSTON — State officials want to lower a threshold for out-of-state businesses required to tax online purchases to drum up more revenue. In his preliminary budget, Gov. Charlie Baker called for a rule that retailers with at least $100,000 or Continue reading Massachusetts – State Eyes Bigger Net for Online Sales tax

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden

In a sweeping new state budget plan, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduced a measure that would require online marketplaces, such as Amazon and eBay, to collect sales taxes on behalf of third-party vendors which sell products using their platforms. There are currently Continue reading Massachusetts – EDITORIAL: New Massachusetts Bill Evens Out The Sales Tax Burden

Massachusetts – Internet Sales Tax

The Salem News – September 24, 2018 Salem Massachusetts Our view: Internet sales tax a done deal Leave it to Congress to befoul a hard-won moment of clarity and fairness for Massachusetts retailers. It was only a few months ago Continue reading Massachusetts – Internet Sales Tax

Massachusetts – Sales Tax Holiday Happening August 11-12, 2018

“It looks like Massachusetts will have a sales tax holiday this year” www.boston.com The final day of the formal legislative session (Tuesday) was an economic development bill that includes a two-day sales tax-free weekend this month. August, 11-12. Massachusetts Sales Tax Continue reading Massachusetts – Sales Tax Holiday Happening August 11-12, 2018

Massachusetts – Economic Nexus (ENexus) -Threshold 100 and $500,000

Effective date October 1, 2017 For More Information: Massachusetts Department of Revenue Proposed 830 CMR 64H.1.7:  Vendors Making Internet Sales

Massachusetts – House Approves Sales Tax Holiday August 11 and 12, 2018

If all goes according to plan, Massachusetts shoppers will get a tax break for the first time in three years when they go back-to-school shopping on Aug. 11 and 12. The House has voted 124-8 to suspend the state’s 6.25 Continue reading Massachusetts – House Approves Sales Tax Holiday August 11 and 12, 2018

Connecticut – State To Mimic Massachusetts’ Digital “Cookie” Tax Rule

Bloomberg BNA by Aaron Nicodemus November 17, 2017 Connecticut will pursue a “cookie” nexus regime requiring out-of-state internet vendors to collect state sales and use tax in early 2018—similar to a first-of-its-kind regulation already in place in neighboring Massachusetts. Kevin Continue reading Connecticut – State To Mimic Massachusetts’ Digital “Cookie” Tax Rule