Author: Department of Administrative and Financial Services

The Department of Administrative & Financial Services (DAFS) is an innovative organization that coordinates a number of central services for departments within Maine State Government. To accomplish its various tasks and responsibilities the DAFS' service bureaus seek to work in partnership with other state agencies. Additionally, the Department works to provide quality services to Maine citizens and continues to establish processes that will ensure accountability in the State's financial performance that will warrant the highest level of public confidence.

Passage of Question 2 would catapult Maine from its newly established position in the middle of the pack to one of the 10 worst states for business in the country. AUGUSTA – Late last month, the Tax Foundation, the nation’s leading nonpartisan tax policy research organization, released a brief on the State of Maine’s referendum question 2. The analysis reinforces many of the concerns shared by the LePage Administration over the course of the last year regarding the tax rate, reintroduction of the marriage penalty, and the harm to small businesses. On the topic of small business, the Tax Foundation analysis…

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