Monthly Archives: November 2015

Maine Revenue Services Releases Updated Sales Tax Bulletins

Maine Revenue Services released their updated sales tax bulletins for businesses collecting and remitting sales tax on grocery and prepared foods.  They held two webinars on November 18 and 19 where many grocers and other retailers learned just how comprehensive the expanded sales tax is going to be.  We’re working with Maine Revenue Services to help them appreciate the enormity of the challenges facing our members in meeting the January 16, 2015 deadline.

Click here to review Bulletins 12 & 27 of particular interest to our members.

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FDA Releases New Food Safety Rules

The FDA released three final FSMA rules earlier this morning, November 13.  The Produce Safety rule, the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs rule, and the Accredited Third-Party Certification rule. More information can be found on the FDAs website HERE.


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