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Last call to pass DME sales tax exemption in Maine

May 9, 2024HME News Staff

AUGUSTA, Maine – AAHomecare urges providers in Maine to contact their elected officials and ask them to support LD 1184, a bill that would exempt durable medical equipment, breast bumps and mobility equipment from sales tax. The Maine legislature will vote on the bill on Friday, May 10. The vote follows the Appropriations Committee passing the measure by a strong, bipartisan 8-2 margin on May 7. Providers can use AAHomecare’s Voter Voice advocacy tool to send a pre-drafted...

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Maine: Bill introduced to exempt HME from sales tax

April 27, 2023HME News Staff

AUGUSTA, Maine – Democratic Maine Sen. Troy Jackson has introduced LD 1184, a bill that seeks to exempt medical equipment and supplies prescribed by a health care provider from state sales tax, AAHomecare reports. HME providers are currently paying a consumer sales tax on prescribed medical equipment, such as nebulizers and breast pumps, essentially taxing businesses. Other states have also moved to exempt medical equipment from sales tax, including Washington state, which recently got a sales...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Maine, sales tax exemption

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