An Act To Modernize State Income Tax Refunds
Sec. 1. 36 MRSA §5280-A is enacted to read:
§ 5280-A. Refund of income tax overpayments for individuals
Sec. 2. Application. This Act applies to income tax refunds issued on or after January 1, 2014.
This bill provides that, beginning in 2014, individual income tax refunds must be made in the form of a debit card or by direct deposit, or by check if requested by a person 56 years of age or older.