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TitleGovernor Paul LePage's 2016-2017 Biennial General Fund Budget Proposal
LanguageEnglish
File Size3.6 MB
Total Pages763
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                            Maine State Library
Digital Maine
	1-9-2015
Governor Paul LePage's 2016-2017 Biennial General Fund Budget Proposal
	Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services
	Maine Bureau of the Budget
	Office of Governor Paul LePage
		Recommended Citation
2016-2017StateofMaineBiennialBudgetBriefing
	Maine’s state and local tax system has been essentially unchanged since the introduction of the income tax in 1969.  The economic transition over the last 40 years, which was in its early stages at that time, has made the current tax system out of dat...
	A modernization of the sales and income tax bases, a lowering of income tax rates, and elimination of the estate tax will align Maine’s state tax system with the 21st century economy, make the state more competitive, contribute to long-term economic g...
	Governor LePage’s second term tax reform and relief plan proposes to align Maine’s tax system with the 21st century economy by making it more competitive, simpler, stable and fair. Achieving these objectives will contribute to long-term growth by ince...
	Competitiveness
	Simplification
	Stability
	Fairness
2016-2017BudgetOverview
2016-2017BiennialBudgetLanguage1-9-15
2016-2017GFBienFiscalNote
2016-2017GFBienPartA
2016-2017GFBienPartB
                        

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