Another tax-free weekend could be on the way for Massachusetts.
According to the Associated Press, lawmakers are considering a tax holiday that would suspend the 6.25 percent sales tax on most items sold for less than $2,500. This year's tax-free weekend will reportedly be held Aug. 13-14.
That's good news for both consumers and retailers. The AP points out that sales during past tax-free weekends have reached upwards of $500 million as compared to the $100 generally seen over the same periods.
Of course, there are some exceptions. Here are some things to keep in mind.