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Category: Taxation

Dill bill to support active duty military members receives unanimous support

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, to exempt military compensation for active duty service members from Maine’s income tax,...

Bellows bill to increase fairness for retired state employees and teachers advances

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to increase fairness between retired Mainers who receive a public pension and retired...

Sen. Chenette proposes electric vehicle tax break

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette has proposed a $1,500 tax credit to incentivize the purchase of electric vehicles within the state of Maine. LD...

Sen. Herbig bill would create a tax credit for apprenticeship programs

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, would provide an income tax credit to employers with apprenticeship programs. The bill...

Sen. Chipman to chair Taxation Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: January 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee on...

Sen. Heather Sanborn to chair Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee...

Senate unanimously passes compromise tax conformity legislation

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate unanimously passed compromise legislation to amend Maine’s tax code to reflect some changes made at the federal level and...

Jackson responds to tax conformity public hearing

Posted: March 15, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Taxation held a public hearing the LD 1655, the LePage Administration tax ‘conformity’...

Jackson statement regarding LePage tax conformity proposal

Posted: March 02, 2018

AUGUSTA - In a joint hearing of the Taxation and Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, the LePage Administration presented their...

Sen. Chenette rejects calls to repeal Stand Up for Students referendum

Posted: February 10, 2017

LePage budget would cut school funding, hike property taxes to pay for handouts to the rich AUGUSTA — After a lengthy public hearing Friday on tax...