Taxes in Maine

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and Maine is no exception. The first step towards understanding Maine’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does Maine rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing Maine’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!


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