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Weekly Roundup: Fuel Tax, Beer Tax, and Exemptions


Memorial Day Weekend marks the opening of sales tax holiday season. The first on the calendar takes place this weekend in Texas, where energy efficient products are exempt from sales tax.

But holidays aren’t the only topic making headlines; they’re joined by beer in Brazil, artists in Maryland, gas in New Hampshire, and thrift shops in Missouri. Throw in a smattering of sales tax rate changes and exemptions, and you’ve got this week’s sales tax news:

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail Cole began researching and writing about sales tax for Avalara in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.