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• Maryland: Alcohol tax among bill signings today

Maryland: Alcohol tax among bill signings today

In a little over a month, Marylanders will be digging deeper into their pockets to pay for beer, wine and liquor, after Gov. Martin O’Malley today signs into law the first tax increase on alcohol in at least a generation. The sales tax on alcohol will rise from 6 to 9 percent July 1, a […]

• Say goodbye to alcohol tax in Mass. at stroke of midnight

Say goodbye to alcohol tax in Mass. at stroke of midnight

Out with the old, in with the new. Or in the case of Massachusetts shoppers, out with the old alcohol sales tax because, as the calendar flips to 2011, the state’s 6.25 percent levy on alcohol sold in stores will expire. Shoppers weren’t paying the tax long, but long enough in their minds. In 2009, […]