Restaurant Meal Tax Hike Tough To Swallow

Restaurant Meal Tax Hike Tough To Swallow

Cash-strapped Haverhill, MA, wants to be the next Massachusetts city to tack a 0.75% local sales tax on restaurant meals on top of the just-increased 6.25% state rate. Few citizens support it, except for the bureaucrats whose budget-balancing chores would become incrementally easier. Will other states adopt this restaurant business-depressing tactic?

Massachusetts raised the statewide sales tax on restaurant meals

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