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Tax Reform in Maine

Tax Reform in Maine

On Wednesday I participated in the Subcommittee Meeting of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation. Below are my remarks.  In particular, my suggestion for adopting a Business Enterprise Tax garnered some much needed attention.  Here are two links that delve more deeply into why Maine should adop ...
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What Do 61 Percent of Maine Voters Know that the Tax Foundation Doesn’t?
In an error-riddled blog, the Tax Foundation wonders why Maine voters ". . . delivered a blow to state income tax reform."  The Tax Foundation went on to blame the demise of tax reform on the work of special interest groups.  Really?Let's look at the facts.  The original bill, LD 1495, passed on ...
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Tax Reform Bill is Too Flawed to Become Law

Tax Reform Bill is Too Flawed to Become Law

Read the full report | The June 8th referendum on LD 1495—Maine’s recent tax reform bill—will allow Mainers the opportunity to decide on the merits of the tax reform bill.  Unfortunately, like many pieces of legislation today at both the federal and state level, the tax reform bill is a very ...
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