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Monthly Archives: August 2009

From the Taxpayer Advocate mailbag … saving money on out-of-state purchases of boats or motor vehicles Posted on Aug 24

Cash for clunkers may have ended, but a sales tax issue raised by this program will carry on. This particular issue involves Massachusetts residents who purchase motor vehicles or boats from out-of-state dealers, which is not all that uncommon. Please be advised that if you   …Continue Reading From the Taxpayer Advocate mailbag … saving money on out-of-state purchases of boats or motor vehicles

The 6.25% solution will solve this problem Posted on Aug 17

Some retailers, according to the Boston Globe, are wondering why they can't run ads saying they will pay the state sales tax. Well, as the Globe story pointed out, Chapter 64H, Section 23 of the Massachusetts General Laws expressly prohibits such advertising. The purpose of the law is   …Continue Reading The 6.25% solution will solve this problem

DOR works with AARP to train volunteer Tax-Aides Posted on Aug 10

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue is proud of its partnership with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the Federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to train AARP Tax-Aides. AARP Tax-Aide is the nation's largest, free tax assistance and preparation program. If you're looking for   …Continue Reading DOR works with AARP to train volunteer Tax-Aides