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

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 the most popular proposed solution is raising the sales tax by either increasing the rate 20 percent (to 6 percent from 5 perc ...
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Tax Savings to Mainers Engaging in Cross-Border Shopping In New Hampshire

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 represents one of, if not the, largest tax differentials in the country. According to the Census Bureau, in FY 2005, Maine’s tax ...
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