MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

As previously announced in the June Tax Alert, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services beginning August 1, 2019, to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals. Below is a summary of taxpayer services provided by MRS and Continue reading MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MRS has revised its Petition for Reconsideration form which should be used when a taxpayer would like MRS to reconsider certain determinations with which the taxpayer disagrees. The revised form is available on the MRS website at www.maine.gov/revenue/forms (click on Continue reading MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MAINE – Notice Of Bureau Policy Change

“Business Equipment Tax Exemption Program” “Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement Program” MRS has implemented a policy change regarding eligibility of certain business equipment in the Business Equipment Tax Exemption (BETE) and the Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (BETR) programs. Interior decoration, such Continue reading MAINE – Notice Of Bureau Policy Change

MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

Beginning August 1, 2019, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals.  MRS telephone assistance will be available Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Summary Of Taxpayer Services: Continue reading MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 – One year since Wayfair – Anniversary Update. On this one year anniversary of the landmark decision virtually all states have responded with their enforcement intentions. The tax imposition is now retroactive. A Wayfair Process Review is Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019

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Maine – State Passes Tax Refund for Commercial Maple Syrup, Honey

AUGUSTA, MAINE (AP) — Maine lawmakers are making sure that a sales tax refund and exemption includes the commercial production of maple syrup and honey. Republican Rep. MaryAnne Kinney’s emergency bill now awaits a decision from Gov. Janet Mills, a fellow Democrat. Continue reading Maine – State Passes Tax Refund for Commercial Maple Syrup, Honey

Maine – Store Owner Sentenced For Failing To Pay Sales Taxes

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — The owner of a Maine convenience store is heading to jail for pocketing $370,000 in state sales taxes. The state Attorney General’s Office says 48-year-old Robert Quinn was sentenced Friday to four years in jail, with Continue reading Maine – Store Owner Sentenced For Failing To Pay Sales Taxes

ENexus Thresholds February 21, 2019

ENexus Thresholds As Of February 21, 2019 Ref No. State Enforcement Date Dollars of Sales Number of Sales ENexus Threshold 1 TN 1/1/2017 $500,000 0 500/0 2 RI 8/1/2017 $100,000 200 100/200 3 MA 10/1/2017 $500,000 100 500/100 4 OH Continue reading ENexus Thresholds February 21, 2019