LEWISTON — A group seeking to repeal Maine’s new tax law is scheduled to hold an informational forum open to the public from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Multi-Purpose Center in Lewiston, said state Sen. David Trahan, R-Waldoboro.

Trahan, who formed the political action committee Still Fed Up With Taxes, has said his group is seeking to collect enough signatures to get a repeal question of the law on the ballot next June. The goal is to give Mainers more time to evaluate the legislation, Trahan said.

The law lowers the income tax for most Mainers from 8.5 percent to 6.5 percent, paid for largely through an expansion of the state sales tax to items previously not taxed, such as movie tickets, miniature golf and labor on auto repair bills. It also increases Maine’s meals and lodging tax from 7 percent to 8.5 percent.

Albert DiMillo, a retired accountant and critic of the law, will make a presentation before taking questions from the audience, Trahan said.

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