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

Position:

Monitoring.

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

Summary:

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.