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Massachusetts Tax Free Weekend

Saturday, August 29, 2020 12:00 AM - Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:59 PM (EDT)
Event Details

For one weekend in August, the state’s sales tax holiday returns, giving shoppers a chance to make some big-ticket purchases without fretting over the Commonwealth’s usual 6.25 percent cut of the bill. 

Some items and products are not tax-free during the weekend. They are: 

  • Motorboats Motor vehicles
  • Tobacco products
  • Marijuana or marijuana products
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Telecommunications services
  • Steam Gas Electricity 
  • Any single item that costs more than $2,500 

The tax holiday only applies to individuals who are buying items for personal use, according to the law. Businesses and corporations looking to make purchases for professional use will still have to pay sales tax. 

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Read some FAQs here.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Lauren Grymek
Contact Organization:
Melrose Chamber of Commerce
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