STOP & SHOP CHANGES TAX PRACTICE

QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here said it will begin collecting 5% sales tax on the net price rather than the gross price of certain nonedible products, following a ruling by the Massachusetts Revenue Department. unted sale price.A chain spokeswoman told SN last week, "We had a different interpretation of the law, and we felt we were in compliance and that we were charging tax correctly."After

QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here said it will begin collecting 5% sales tax on the net price rather than the gross price of certain nonedible products, following a ruling by the Massachusetts Revenue Department.

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