Maine may tax magishes

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Steve Hook
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Maine may tax magishes

Postby Steve Hook » May 1st, 2010, 12:19 pm

Lawmakers in Maine are going after children's entertainment to make a little extra money for the state.

A bill proposing a 5% state tax on a slew of things, including comedians, clowns, jugglers, ventriloquists, petting zoos, paintball and even haunted hay rides will be voted on this summer and would go into effect in January 2011.

Read it HERE


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Dustin Stinett
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Re: Maine may tax magishes

Postby Dustin Stinett » May 1st, 2010, 9:06 pm

Providers of any personal services that do not have the organization and funding to hire professional lobbyists to work the system for them are very easy targets for legislators.

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