Governor to Release Online Tax Calculator for Mainers, ALEC to Highlight Best State Tax Policies

April 14, 2015

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage will announce the launch of a new online calculator on “Tax Day,” Wednesday, April 15. The new calculator will provide Maine taxpayers an opportunity to compare tax rates and credits under current law to the Governor’s tax reform and savings plan, which the Legislature now is considering.

In addition to the launch of the calculator, the American Legislative Exchange Council will join the Governor to release its 8th edition of “Rich States, Poor States.” The new data focuses on specific policy choices throughout the 50 states that have led to prosperity in some states and caused others to fall behind in economic growth.

The Governor will hold the news conference at 3 p.m. in the Cabinet Room. He will be joined by members of the American Legislative Exchange Council, local legislators and others.

WHERE: Governor’s Cabinet Room, State House, Augusta

WHEN: Wednesday, April 15, 3 p.m.