Massachusetts Sales Tax Rates for 2021/22

The State Sales Tax rate in Massachusetts in 2021 is 6.25%. The actual Rate at which you pay Sales Tax in Massachusetts will vary as the Sales Tax Rate in Massachusetts is based on the following formula:

Massachusetts State Sales Tax Formula

Sales Tax Rate = s + c + l + sr


  • s = Massachusetts State Sales Tax Rate (6.25%)
  • c = County Sales Tax Rate
  • l = Local Sales Tax Rate
  • sr = Special Sales Tax Rate

The goods news is that Massachusetts sets it's Sales Tax Rate as a flat rate across the State, so, although the Sales Tax Formula Still applies. Massachusetts does not apply County, Local or Special Sales Tax Rates tso the Total Sales Tax applied across the State of Massachusetts is 6.25%, you can calculate Sales Tax online using the Massachusetts Sales Tax Calculator.

If you are looking for more information on tax rates, allowances and thresholds for Massachusetts you can access the latest Income Tax Tables for Massachusetts here.

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