Maine does away with aircraft sales taxes

June 23, 2011 at 12:24 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — A new law eliminating sales taxes on aircraft and parts should give aviation businesses a boost and improve Maine’s image as a tax-hungry state prowling after out-of-staters who fly in for visits.

Buried deep in the state’s new 620-page budget is a single sentence that provides tax relief for plane buyers, pilots who fly to Maine and people having their aircraft worked on in the state. The exemptions go into effect July 1. [Fully story]

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