August 10th and 11th will be the tax free weekend for 2013. But what does that really mean? Items that fall under the category of 'tax free' are retail items under $2500. For a great discussion on sales tax in Massachusetts take a look here.
Items that are not included are gas, tobacco, motor vehicles, boats, and meals at restaurants. For more information on shopping in Massachusetts take a look at our 'Law About Shopping'.