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Ready, Set, Shop Tax-Free!

This weekend, Massachusetts shoppers can take advantage of a once-a-year phenomenon: a break from the usual 5 percent sales tax. On Saturday and Sunday, consumers won't pay taxes on items less than $2,500, thanks to a measure passed earlier this year by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Mitt Romney.

So, what will you be shopping for this weekend?

For more on Massachusetts' tax-free holiday, we're joined by State Revenue Commissioner Alan Lebovidge.

This program aired on August 12, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.

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