It should be an interesting selectmen's meeting in Anson tonight, July 28. They'll be meeting to discuss a letter from their auditor that says thay have a total exise tax shortfall of over $400,000.
According to a recent letter from auditor Purdy Powers & Co., m...
When I went to efile my taxes last night, TurboTax told me that, because of something on the form, my Maine taxes had to be mailed. At 6pm, there's no post office in China open and I wasn't about to go to Augusta so I mailed them this morning....the 16h, not the 15th...
Earlier today I was at the grocery store and the bagger asked me if I wanted "paper or plastic”. A once common question, now usually unless you specify that you want paper you’ll get plastic. I replied by saying "plastic" and then groceries went into three or four of those plastic bags.
Next summer we in Maine could have to pay 5.5% sales tax on things like admission to Funtown, ski lift tickets, movie theaters, spa treatments, Sea Dogs games and other entertainment. It will be an "amusement tax" if you will. A review board is looking over the issue and is still tweaking the list.
Maine slips from a ‘B’ to a ‘D’ in the tobacco-use report card. More and more services are being cut and people are having to use their own resources to quit smoking. Plus, there is now a lower tax than many other states. Those are the primary reasons for the slide.
City officials in Chicago are considering a proposed “violence tax” on guns and ammunition in hopes that it will help shade in the gray areas of a $115 million black hole in the city’s budget and police the number of guns in circulation on the streets. This has Second Amendment supporters ticked off because sources say the proposed tax will increase the prices of these items exponentially, even th