Limestone is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,314 at the 2010 census. The town is best known for being the home of the Loring Commerce Centre (formerly Loring Air Force Base; also lying on its former territory is the Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge) and Maine School of Science and Math (MSSM) which in 2017 was ranked the #1 High School in Maine, #10 STEM School in the USA and #19 Best School in the USA. The population center of the town is in Limestone (CDP), in the east-central part of the town.
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How did Maine earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Maine has a state sales tax of 5.50%. Of particular interest is that Maine does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Maine has an effective property tax rate of 1.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Maine earned its state tax grade of C.
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