CHAIRMAN "CERTAIN" THERE WON'T BE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, AUG. 8, 2017....Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for the second year in a row to forego a tax holiday weekend.
Revenue Committee Chairman Jay Kaufman confirmed that August will pass without what has been in recent years a semiannual tradition of suspending the sales tax for one weekend.
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