State sales tax rate6.25%
* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Massachusetts. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.
Download the Massachusetts tax rate table
Need fast access to the current sales tax rates in Massachusetts? Get them here. The Massachusetts tax rate table includes county tax rates, city tax rates, and more in a .CSV file organized by ZIP code.
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Massachusetts sales tax basics
The Massachusetts (MA) state sales tax rate is currently 6.25%.
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