Maine Adjust Individual Income Tax for Inflation, Income Tax Question (1982)

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The Maine Adjust Individual Income Tax for Inflation Initiative, also known as Income Tax Question, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Maine as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved.[1] The measure adjusted individual income taxes so that taxpayers are not put into higher tax brackets as a sole result of the effects of inflation.[2][3]

Election results

Maine Income Tax Question (1982)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 240,023 56.75%
No182,93943.25%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Votes on Initiated Bills 1980-

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]

Shall "AN ACT to Adjust Annually Individual Income Tax Laws to Eliminate Inflation-Induced Increases in Individual State Income Taxes," become Law? [4]

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