Comments for: Has the Maine Legislature abandoned Maine manufacturing?

Posted Jan. 23, 2014, at 2:06 p.m.

In 1996, Maine’s governor and the Legislature passed a bill that created the Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement program, to encourage private investment in Maine’s manufacturing sector. The program now reimburses businesses for taxes paid to municipalities on investments in equipment made between April 1995 and April 2007. BETR merely levels …

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