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If you're an employer, you need to withhold Massachusetts income tax from your employees' wages. This guide explains your responsibilities as an employer, including collecting your employee's tax reporting information, calculating withholding, and filing and paying withholding taxes.

This guide is not designed to address all questions that may arise nor does it address complex issues in detail. Nothing contained herein supersedes, alters or otherwise changes any provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Massachusetts Department of Revenue Regulations, Department rulings, public written statements or any other sources of law or published guidance.
Learn when you should be charged sales tax on a meal in Massachusetts. If you own a business, learn if it qualifies as a restaurant—which needs to register with MassTaxConnect.
Massachusetts has a sales and use tax on buying or transferring motor vehicles. This guide provides general information about Massachusetts tax laws and Department of Revenue policies and procedures. It is not designed to address all questions which may arise nor to address complex issues in detail. Nothing contained herein supersedes, alters or otherwise changes any provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Massachusetts Department of Revenue Regulations, Department rulings or any other sources of the law.

Updated: July 29, 2021
Telecommunications purchases in Massachusetts are charged a 6.25% sales tax. Learn about the various kinds of telecommunications services and how to register to remit sales tax with MassTaxConnect.
Department of Revenue sales and use tax information for trade show and flea market promoters
Learn about Materialman status with the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.
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