Maine LD 168: An Act Relating to the Sales Tax Exemption on Depreciable Equipment Used in Commercial Wood Harvesting

LD 168 (subjects: SALES AND USE TAX , EXEMPT ITEMS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=168&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. John L. Martin of Eagle Lake: (D – District 151) — e-mail

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Taxation, in concurrence.
4/29/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act Relating to the Sales Tax Exemption on Depreciable Equipment Used in Commercial Wood Harvesting

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 2013, sub- 1, B-1, as enacted by PL 2011, c. 657, Pt. N, 2 and affected by 3, is amended to read:

B-1. “Commercial wood harvesting” means the commercial severance and yarding of trees for sale or for processing into logs, pulpwood, bolt wood, wood chips, stud wood, poles, pilings, biomass or fuel wood or other products commonly known as forest products by a person who is a resident of the United States or a corporation or other business entity with headquarters in the United States.

SUMMARY

This bill provides that the sales tax exemption or refund for depreciable equipment used in commercial wood harvesting applies only when the harvesting is performed by residents of the United States or by business entities with headquarters in the United States.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 168 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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