Maine

TIA Data

2022 Financial State of Maine (Released 10/11/2023)

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Maine owes more than it owns.
Maine's Taxpayer Burden™ is -$3,700, and it received a "C" from TIA.
Maine is a Sinkhole State without enough assets to cover its debt.
Elected officials have created a Taxpayer Burden™, which is each taxpayer's share of state bills after its available assets have been tapped.
TIA's Taxpayer Burden™ measurement incorporates both assets and liabilities, not just pension debt.
Maine only has $11.1 billion of assets available to pay bills totaling $13.1 billion.
Because Maine doesn't have enough money to pay its bills, it has a -$1.9 billion financial hole. To fill it, each Maine taxpayer would have to send -$3,700 to the state.
Maine's reported net position is understated by $763 million, largely because the state delays recognizing gains resulting from decreases in retirement liabilities.
The state's financial report was released 167 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered timely according to the 180 day standard.
 

Prior Years' TIA Data

2021 Financial State of Maine

2020 Financial State of Maine

2019 Financial State of Maine

2018 Financial State of Maine

2017 Financial State of Maine

2016 Financial State of Maine

2015 Financial State of Maine

2014 Financial State of Maine

2013 Financial State of Maine

2012 Financial State of Maine

2011 Financial State of Maine

2010 Financial State of Maine

2009 Financial State of Maine

Other Resources

Maine Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Office of the State Controller

IN THE NEWS
Hot off the Press! The State Report is Out: How Did Your State Do???

DECEMBER 10, 2023

Now Available

Our annual report on state fiscal health. Debt among the states improved slightly. Going from $1.2 trillion down to $938.6 billion. 

What happened? 

How did your state do? Read the full report below. 

https://www.truthinaccounting.org/news/detail/financial-state-of-the-states-2023

Accounting is a methodology for measuring value. It's the process of identifying, measuring, and communicating economic information to enable well-informed assessments and choices for those who rely on the informationgood accounting matters!  

 

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