NEW Sales Tax Fairness Credit
You may qualify for a refundable Sales Tax Fairness Credit up to $225, depending on the number of personal exemptions you claim, if you meet all of the following:
• You were a Maine resident during any part of the tax year;
• Your total income during 2017 was not more than $31,050 if filing single; $40,600 if filing head of household; or, $51,100 if married filing jointly;
• Your filing status is single, head of household, married filing jointly, or qualifying widow(er).
NOTE: You cannot take the Sales Tax Fairness Credit if your filing status is married filing separately, individuals who are safe-harbor residents treated as non-resident individuals because they reside outside Maine for significant periods of time, and individuals who are incarcerated and have no family members living in Maine.