Comments for: Maine retailers and towns would lose out in LePage’s proposed business tax changes

Posted Jan. 17, 2013, at 11:01 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 01, 2013, at 11:59 a.m.

AUGUSTA | Maine’s retail sector is scrambling to figure out the implications of a section of Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed budget that would change how they are taxed on business equipment. The governor’s proposed budget eliminates the Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement, or BETR, program, a property tax relief program …

CORRECTION:

This story has been updated to clarify that Maine media companies, including the parent company of the Bangor Daily News, have received BETR funds.

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