Friday, March 31, 2017

Rosenberg says cutting sales tax would cause ‘big nightmare’

Image result for retail sales taxMassachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg would strongly oppose a ballot proposal to reduce the state’s sales tax, claiming that putting the question to a vote the same year as the so-called millionaire’s tax would lead to a “big nightmare."

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts is considering pushing a ballot question next year that would ask Bay State residents whether to cut the sales tax by a yet-to-be-determined amount. The trade group is scheduled to further discuss whether to pursue the measure at a meeting in May.. . . more

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