Allow the Creation of a Local Option Sales Tax by Referendum
|Sponsor:||Senator Linda Valentino, Senate 5 - Penobscot County|
|Bill #:||LD 594|
UPDATE: This bill is officially defeated.
UPDATE 5/31/15: This Senate voted the bill down.
UPDATE 4/28/15: The Committee voted the bill ONTP.
This bill allows a municipality to impose a local option sales tax, which may be seasonal, of no more than 1% by local referendum. Certain items, such as motor vehicles and major household appliances, are excluded from the local option sales tax.