The tax free weekend in Massachusetts is finally here! Here’s what you need to know: It takes place Saturday, August 12th and Sunday August 13th here in Massachusetts.
Retail items of up to $2500 for personal use will be exempt from the state sales tax. Which items remain taxable: Purchases by corporations or other businesses and purchases by individuals for business use.
These are the retail items that are NOT eligible: Meals, Motor vehicles, Motorboats, Telecommunications services, Gas, Steam, Electricity, Tobacco products, Marijuana or marijuana products, Alcoholic beverages, and Any single item whose price is more than $2,500. Layaway sales also do not qualify. And as for items purchased online during the sales tax holiday: An item will qualify for the sales tax holiday exemption if you order and pay for an eligible item over the internet: On the sales tax holiday and. During Eastern Daylight Time.
Just make sure when you’re checking out you’re not being charged a sales tax. If you are, you are eligible for a full refund for that item. Now, after hearing all of this and learning about the tax free holiday, we have come with a list of things you SHOULD buy this weekend. This is based on what we feel are necessities and things you can save the most money on.
In the meantime, we’d love to hear from you and find out what you have purchased on tax free weekends in the past AND what you plan on purchasing this year. You can reach out to us on Facebook or via email. Always make sure you are getting the correct discount when you check out. Some stores may make mistakes and you don’t want to be paying more when you shouldn’t be. Best of luck this weekend and may the shopping force be with you.