Baker proposes 2-month, not 2-day, sales tax holiday

Move would cost state $900m, cut into size of revenue surplus

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE WITH MASSACHUSETTS on track to end the year with a multi-billion dollar surplus, Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday proposed a two-month sales tax holiday that would give consumers a break from the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax in August and September in an effort to drive shoppers to local businesses. The(...)

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