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Maine ranks 9th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Maine ranked ninth in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$302,124 in annual income gets you into Maine’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $302,124 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Maine, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Maine ranks 32nd highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Maine ranked 32nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Sen. Collins camp calls out House Speaker Gideon's hypocrisy on dark money

A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said House Speaker Sara Gideon, who is running against the incumbent senator, is trying to have it both ways.

Maine ranks 42nd highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Maine ranked 42nd in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Maine ranks 18th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Maine ranked 18th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Maine has 47th highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Maine finished in a tie for 47th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Maine not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Maine ranks 10th highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Maine finished 10th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Maine GOP calls for investigation of Sara Gideon, cites illegal reimbursements

Maine GOP Executive Director Jason Savage believes it is clear that Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon violated the law involving reimbursements for political contributions from several years ago.

Senate candidate Sara Gideon violated campaign finance laws

Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon, who is a current Senate candidate for 2020, committed several campaign finance violations regarding reimbursements for political contributions made in 2015 and 2016.

Maine ranks 3rd for rental car tax rates, study finds

Maine finished in a tie for third in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.

Dollar’s value in Maine ranks 31st highest among the 50 states, study finds

Maine finished in a tie for 31st in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

Biddeford ranks the most dangerous of Maine cities, study finds

Biddeford was ranked the most dangerous city in Maine in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Maine ranks 25th best for police officers, study finds

Maine was ranked 25th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Saco ranks the richest of Maine towns, study finds

Saco was ranked the richest town in Maine in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Maine ranks 9th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Maine finished ninth in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

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