Marijuana Retail Taxes

Massachusetts voters passed a ballot initiative in November, 2016 legalizing adult use marijuana in the state. As of July 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue will collect tax on the sale of adult use marijuana by licensed facilities.

Learn how to request a Certificate of Good Standing to complete the license registration process with the Cannabis Control Commission. You can also learn how to register with MassTaxConnect, file a tax return and pay taxes on the sale of adult use marijuana. File and pay other business-related taxes through MassTaxConnect, including withholding and sales tax.

Updated: February 27, 2023

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