Beyond the Supplemental Budget: What About State Debt, Per Capita Tax Burden, Future Reserves, and the Structural Gap?
Read the full report | Once again the legislature is busy spending the “surplus” that arrives miraculously each year sometime after Christmas, but before the sap flows from Maine’s maple […]Read More →
Read the full report | The most politically-charged aspect of the Dirigo Health initiative is the funding mechanism called the Savings Offset Payment (SOP) tax. The funding mechanism is initiated […]Read More →
Read the full report | The Business Equipment Tax (BET) is a bad tax because it is aimed at the very creator of economic growth—business capital formation. Investing in business […]Read More →
Buyer Beware! Considerations for Small Businesses Examining Governor Baldacci’s DirigoChoice Health Plan
Read the full report | ON JANUARY 3, 2005 Governor John Baldacci announced disappointing results for the first three months of DirigoChoice sales. Enrollments are far below original projections, and employer […]Read More →
Read the full report | Health Savings Accounts are tax-advantaged saving accounts for those with high deductible policies ($1,000+ deductible for individuals or $2,000+ for families). These accounts help individuals […]Read More →