Massachusetts – Certain Sales In Restaurant Area Within Supermarket Not Subject To Sales and Use Tax Per Letter Ruling 20-1

Issue: Whether Supermarket must charge tax on otherwise tax-exempt supermarket products purchased at cash registers located in restaurant areas, assuming Supermarket implements various controls to separately track sales of meals and otherwise tax-exempt items, as further described below. Ruling: Assuming Continue reading Massachusetts – Certain Sales In Restaurant Area Within Supermarket Not Subject To Sales and Use Tax Per Letter Ruling 20-1

Massachusetts- Sales tax hit could affect school construction

Several public school projects around Massachusetts have delayed construction amid the coronavirus pandemic, and the emergency’s full financial impact on the state agency that helps funds most of the work remains unclear. Massachusetts School Building Authority officials said Wednesday that Continue reading Massachusetts- Sales tax hit could affect school construction

MASSACHUSETTS – Mass. Will Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

Online shoppers will start paying sales tax on more of their purchases. New rules go into effect Tuesday that require online retailers to collect Massachusetts’ 6.25% sales tax from customers. The new rules apply to online sellers and marketplaces — like Amazon or Continue reading MASSACHUSETTS – Mass. Will Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

A Virginia judge refused to weigh in on the legality of taxing out-of-state vendors based on their use of in-state software, saying the issue should be decided in Massachusetts. But it may soon be a moot point because that so-called Continue reading Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

Effective October 1, 2019 Remote sellers must collect tax on sales of tangible personal property or services into Massachusetts when they have Massachusetts sales that exceed $100,000 in a calendar year.  Read Official Changes Here: Mass.Gov © 2019 Commonwealth of Continue reading MASSACHUSETTS – New Massachusetts Sales And Use Tax Collection Requirements

Massachusetts – Will Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

Online shoppers will start paying sales tax on more of their purchases. New rules go into effect Tuesday that require online retailers to collect Massachusetts’ 6.25% sales tax from customers. The new rules apply to online sellers and marketplaces — like Continue reading Massachusetts – Will Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

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