Tax on Fuel and Utilities Sales in Maine

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

 
 
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Maine revised an instructional bulletin to explain recent changes to sales and use tax for purchases of fuel and utilities. Starting October 15, 2015, purchases of wood pellets or any 100% compressed wood product for use in a wood stove or fireplace is exempt if the customer receives it at the retail location. Such purchases are assumed to be a purchase for use in residential cooking or heating. Additionally, as of October 15, 2015, purchases of firewood are also assumed to be purchases for residential cooking or heating when picked up at the retail location and are therefore exempt.

http://www.maine.gov/revenue/salesuse/Bull1310152015.pdf


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