All posts tagged sales tax

The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide. Maine has the opportunity to become America’s premier destination for economic freedom and growth. Overall, Free ME is not a new concept. Free ME simply […]

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The Great Tax Divide: Maine’s Retail Desert vs. New Hampshire’s Retail Oasis

It is well-known that Maine and New Hampshire are polar opposites when it comes to tax policy.  Maine has one of the highest tax burdens in the country

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 Silent Tax Revolt: Mainers Cross-Border Shopping in New Hampshire II

Read the full report | Faced with a $225,000,000 budget shortfall, some Maine legislators are considering significant tax increases in order to close the budget gap. Perhaps

Tax Savings to Mainers Engaging in Cross-Border Shopping In New Hampshire

Read the full report | Maine shares a border with only one other state—New Hampshire. More importantly, from a tax policy perspective, the Maine- New Hampshire border