I’ve collected the MA Tech Sales Tax. . . Now What?

A controversial 6.25% sales tax on computer and software services was repealed by the Massachusetts legislature and governor after being in effect just under two months.

Read more:

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/09/27/official-mass-tech-tax-repealed/kbUansQMkm2yxiXRoMyrRN/story.html

For those who have already collected the sales tax but have not remitted it, you must make “reasonable efforts to return that tax to the retail customers from whom the tax was collected,” according to the Massachusetts Department Of Revenue. If you have filed and or remitted the tax, you must follow the steps listed in the Technical Information Release 13-17 (see link below) to file an abatement.

http://www.mass.gov/dor/businesses/help-and-resources/legal-library/tirs/tirs-by-years/2013-releases/tir-13-17.html

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