Goods that are subject to sales tax in Massachusetts include physical property, like furniture, home appliances, and motor vehicles. Some services in Massachusetts are subject to sales tax. Sales of food for human consumption (other than meals sold by a restaurant) and clothing costing $175 or less. For items that cost more than $175, sales tax is only due on the amount over $175 per item. -mass.govSo, if you're at the grocery store, you don't not have to pay sales tax on items.
Source: Forbes May 25, 2023 18:14 UTC