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 local media reported that other chains were charging tax on the sale price, Stop ...

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