The sales tax holiday for 2023 will occur on August 12 and 13. Retail items of up to $2,500, purchased in Massachusetts for personal use on these two days, will be exempt from the state’s 6.25% sales tax.
Visit Mass.gov for frequently asked questions about this special weekend.
Legislation was signed into law in 2018 that established an annual sales tax holiday for one weekend each year. On the sales tax holiday weekend, purchases by individuals of most retail items are not subject to the state sales tax.
- Motor vehicles
- Telecommunications services
- Tobacco products
- Marijuana or marijuana products
- Alcoholic beverages, and
- Any single item whose price is more than $2,500.
Visit Mass.gov for more information.