Maine – New Sales Tax Rate Schedules

SALT Report 2911 – Maine Revenue Services issued a rate schedule to reflect the temporary sales tax rate increases that will take effect on October 1, 2013.  On that date, the general sales tax rate of 5% will increase to 5.5%.  The 7% tax rate on living quarters rentals, sales of prepared food, and sales of liquor sold on premises will increase to 8%.  However, the 10% tax rate on automobile short-term rentals will remain unchanged.

The temporary sales tax rate increase will be in effect from October 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.

For Further Information

Maine Revenue Services – Sales Tax Rate Schedule