State sales tax rate

6.25%
Base state sales tax rate 6.25%
Total rate range 6.25%

* 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.

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Massachusetts sales tax basics

The Massachusetts (MA) state sales tax rate is currently 6.25%.

Due to the number of local levels of tax rates which must be monitored, researching the extensive array of Massachusetts sales tax rates easily ranks as one of the most time-consuming/resource- intensive duties each month.

 

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