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New Push For August Meals Tax Holiday

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The Joint Committee on Revenue in the Massachusetts legislature held a hearing this week on the notion of a potential meals tax holiday for August and one supporting group liking its chances.

According to the state’s Restaurant and Business Alliance (R.A.B.A), the hearing held Tuesday for the Meals Tax Holiday Bill saw “no sign of opposition” to the measure.

Twelve legislators have signed on to the bill primarily sponsored by Rep. Keiko Orrall of Lakeville and Sen. Michael O. Moore of Millbury.

If passed, the legislation would go into effect from Sunday, Aug. 11 through Thursday, Aug. 15.

“We should offer a Meals Tax Holiday to benefit employees and small local business owners inside Massachusetts to help stimulate the economy,” said Dave Andelman, R.A.B.A. president in a statement. “The Restaurant and Business Alliance is proud to support this legislation that will help every waiter, waitress, bartender and hospitality worker in Massachusetts.” read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 15, 2013 at 6:10 pm

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