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Orange arrow Maine Other Subtractions

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  Unless specifically stated, do not enter non-Maine income on this line. Enter ONLY items specifically listed below. List the source of each amount claimed in the space provided and attach supporting documentation when claiming an amount on this line. Enter on this line: • Net operating loss...
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Orange arrow Maine Long-Term Care Insurance

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  Enter premiums paid for long-term care insurance. (DO NOT include health insurance premiums) To qualify, the insurance policy on which the premiums were paid should meet one of the following: Must meet the federal definition for a long-term care insurance contract (IRC 7702B(b)) (these are long...
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Orange arrow Maine Use Tax

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  If you have purchased items for use in Maine from retailers who do not collect the Maine sales tax (such as businesses in other states and many mail order and internet sellers), you may owe Maine use tax on those items. The rate of tax for purchases is 5% through September 30, 2013. The tax rate ...
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Orange arrow Maine Tax Due

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  ** Do not send cash** If you owe less than $1.00, do not pay it. Remit your payment using Maine EZ Pay at www.maine.gov/revenue or enclose (do not staple or tape) a check or money order payable to Treasurer, State of Maine with your return. Include your complete name, address and telephone number ...
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Orange arrow Maine Child Care

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  Up to $500 of your Child Care Credit is refundable. Enter the amount from line 5, or line 5a, of the worksheet for Child Care Credit. Enclose worksheet. Maine Schedule A- Adjustment to Tax...
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Orange arrow Maine Child Care

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  The Maine dependent care state tax credit is equal to 25% of the federal credit for child and dependent care expenses. The credit doubles if the expenses are related to a quality child care provider. This credit is also refundable up to $500. The Maine legislature passed a law that expands the inc...
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Orange arrow How do I file an amended return for Maine?

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  You must file an amended Maine income tax return if (1) you have fi led an amended federal income tax return that affects your Maine income tax liability; (2) the Internal Revenue Service has made a change or correction to your federal income tax return that affects your Maine income tax liability;...
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Orange arrow How do I contact Maine?

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  Assistance To Help You With Your Tax Questions: 1 (207) 626-8475 Weekdays 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Visit www.maine.gov/revenue to obtain electronic tax assistance, download Maine tax forms and instructions, learn the status of your refund, or e-mail tax-related questions. ** Maine Revenue Service...
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Orange arrow How do I file an extension for Maine?

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  When must I file my return?No later than April 15. I am getting a refund this year. When will I get my check?Please allow at least eight weeks for your refund to arrive before you contact us. For automated information about the status of your refund request, visit www.maine.gov/revenue (select Whe...
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Orange arrow What is the NextGen Matching Grant Program?

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  Maine has a way to assist families in preparing for higher education costs. The State of Maine offers "The NextGen Matching Grant Program". Eligible Maine accounts can receive a $200 Initial Matching Grant when opening a NextGen account with just $25 in the Client Direct Series (effective 7/22/201...
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Orange arrow How do I determine my residency status?

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  Domicile is the place an individual establishes as his or her permanent home and includes the place to which he or she intends to return after any period of absence. A number of factors associated with residency are relevant in the evaluation of a claimed domicile. A domicile, once established, con...
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Orange arrow What are Maine's filing requirements?

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  If you are a resident of Maine who is required to file a federal income tax return, you must file a Maine income tax return. If you are not required to file a federal return, but do have income subject to Maine income tax resulting in a Maine income tax liability, a Maine return must be filed. You ...
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Orange arrow Maine Additions

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  ADDITIONS to federal adjusted gross income. Income and deductions are generally treated the same for Maine tax purposes as treated for federal tax purposes. However, certain federal and state laws may require different tax treatment of these items. These differences require adjustments, or modifi ...
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Orange arrow Maine Minimum Tax

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  Do you owe a Maine Minimum Tax? For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, the Maine minimum tax is repealed for non-corporate taxpayers. Thus, any tax year beginning in 2011 will be the last tax year individuals will be subject to the Maine minimum tax. However, any unused Maine minimum...
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Orange arrow Maine Additions

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  For more information on Maine income modifi cations, visit www.maine.gov/revenue/forms. Line 1. ADDITIONS. Also include the taxpayer’s distributive share of addition modifi cation items from partnerships, S corporations and other pass-through entities. Line 1a. Enter the income from municip...
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