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Maine Enacts Temporary Sales Tax Rate Increase


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Maine has enacted a temporary sales tax rate increase. Effective from October 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015, the state sales tax rate will increase from 5% to 5.5%.  Additionally, during that period, the hotel room tax rate will increase from 7% to 8%, the tax on prepared food will increase from 7% to 8%, and the tax on liquor sold in licensed establishments will increase from 7% to 8%. (L.D. 1509 (H.P. 1079), Laws 2013)

(08/26/2013)
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