Maine Enacts Marketplace Facilitator Legislation

Alex Samuel
July 2, 2019

[July 1, 2019] Maine has recently enacted legislation requiring marketplace facilitators that meet certain sales thresholds to collect tax on behalf of their marketplace sellers. Marketplace facilitators must collect tax when they have 200 or more separate transactions or gross sales of more than $100,000 during the current or previous calendar year. The law goes into effect October 1, 2019.

A copy of the bill can be found here.

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Alex Samuel

Alex Samuel is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Alex focuses on enterprise sales tax issues arising in various domestic and international jurisdictions. Prior to Sovos, Alex worked as an attorney at New Hampshire Legal Assistance. Alex is a member of the New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bars, earned his B.S. from the University of Minnesota and his J.D./LL.M from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.
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