WHITMAN (CBS) — State Representative Geoff Diehl says his campaign will help gather 10,000 of the signatures needed to get the sales taxreduction and sales tax holiday question on the 2018 election ballot.
The current sales tax is 6.25 percent and if approved, the sales tax would be reduced to 5 percent. The ballot initiative would also establish a permanent summer sales tax holiday.
Diehl announced in August that he was seeking the senate seat currently held by Senator Elizabeth Warren. Responding to questions about the sales tax roll back petition effort while he’s running for the Senate, the Whitman Republican talked about his successful 2014 petition drive to repeal the automatic gas tax increases.
He says the primary reason for the effort to cut the sales tax is good for Massachusetts families,
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