CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — TO highlight New Hampshire's tax-free status and to thank out-of-state customers, the state liquor commission is offering them discounts at its liquor and wine outlet stores.

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The "No Taxation on Our Libations" sale is providing customers from Massachusetts a 13 percent discount, Vermont a 12 percent discount, and Maine an 11 percent discount, double each state's sales tax rate. Customers from New Hampshire and all other states will be eligible for a 13 percent discount. A similar promotion last year drew more than 43,100 customers from 46 states.

Eligible customers can receive one-time coupons valid from Aug. 8 through Aug. 25.

To take part, customers must submit their email addresses and select their home states at They will be sent discount coupons in accordance with their states.

A state-run liquor store is seen just off Intersate 95 in Portmouth, N.H., Sunday, May 22, 2011. Some Maine lawmakers say Maine's tax burdens make it tough to compete with New Hamsphire where there is no income or sales tax. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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