Improve the Tax Appeal Process for Maine Businesses and Consumers

Last updated: Jul 4, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Representative Aaron Libby, House 139
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 583



UPDATE: This bill has become law without the Governor's signature.


This bill expands the tax appeals process for taxpayers by permitting purchasers from whom sales tax or service provider tax has been collected to request a refund from the State Tax Assessor when taxes have been collected erroneously or illegally and the retailer or service provider has not refunded the tax. The bill also permits a person appealing a reconsideration determination to request the legal basis of the determination.