Will Massachusetts Abolish their Alcohol Tax?

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

 
 
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“Question 1” in a November 2010 Massachusetts ballot will determine whether or not the State will continue to charge excise tax on the sales of alcoholic beverages.

Liquor stores in the state have argued that the 6.25 percent tax currently being charged has reduced their sales in Massachusetts from 10 to 40 percent in the last year, and therefore have proposed “Question 1” as an indirect initiated state statute.

If the majority vote is “Yes,” it will be taken into effect as law January 1st, 2011.


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