Property taxes in Maine vary depending on the needs of its local jurisdictions, states the Maine Municipal Association. Each municipality computes its property tax based on its mill rate, the amount it requires property ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Homestead exemptions lower taxes by reducing the taxable value of a homestead property, explains Harris County Appraisal District of Texas. For example, if a homestead is worth $100,000 but the exemption is $20,000, the ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Residential or commercial taxes levied at a county level may be compared using data from tax research organizations such as the Tax Foundation, reports William Baldwin for Forbes. Tax information for all counties in the ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

State lodging taxes are charges that certain jurisdictions levy on short-term rentals, explains MyLodgeTax. Depending on the specific locale, "short-term" may refer to periods as brief as 30 days or as long as six months... More » Business & Finance Taxes

State tax forms vary based on the type and amount of taxes that specific jurisdictions impose; some states in the United States have tiered tax brackets with taxes adjusted to income levels, while others have a single ta... More »

Until Jan. 1, 2016, estates valued at over $2 million are subject to estate or inheritance tax in the state of Maine, states Nolo. The tax is levied directly on the estate, which includes the property of Maine residents ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The estate tax rates in Maine range between 8 percent and 12 percent of all estates valued over $2 million. Estates valued under $2 million are not required to pay estate tax, according to Executor's Corner. More » Business & Finance Taxes