The Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) has issued guidelines for businesses that either collect state taxes on motor fuels and tobacco products or offer computer software design services that will now be subject to the 6.25 percent state sales tax.

Revenue Commissioner Amy Pitter said DOR released initial guidance on expanding the sales tax to include computer software design services, sent out notices and email alerts to other affected taxpayers and has updated forms and electronic returns in anticipation of the new tax laws scheduled to take effect July 31st.

“DOR takes very seriously our mission to provide timely and effective guidance to taxpayers,” said Commissioner Pitter. “We are reaching out to our customers in multiple ways-by email, regular mail, through the internet and social media, even by phone in some cases in the hopes of providing taxpayers with as much certainty as possible regarding.”

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