Property Tax Division. Contact Information. The Property Tax Division is divided into two units: Municipal Services and the Unorganized Territory . Our division is responsible for the determination of the annual equalized full value (state valuation) for the 487 incorporated municipalities as well as for the unorganized territory.
List of Forms and Due Dates. INCOME/ESTATE TAX. FORM DUE DATE. Individual Income Tax 1040ME April 15* 1040ES-ME April 15*, June 15*, Sept. 15*, Jan. 15* Income Tax Withholding for Nonresident Sellers of Maine Real Property REW-1 By the 30th day after date of transfer. Fiduciary Income Tax 1041ME April 15*
The median property tax in Maine is $1,936.00 per year for a home worth the median value of $177,500.00. Counties in Maine collect an average of 1.09% of a property's assesed fair market value as property tax per year.. Maine is ranked number twenty out of the fifty states, in order of the average amount of property taxes collected.
REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES DUE APRIL 5, 2019. You can pay your bill in one of the following ways: In person at the Tax Collector's office.; Drop your payment off in a sealed envelope in the lobby mailbox located on the first floor of the Town Hall. We check the lobby mailbox daily.
The Maine Constitution says that property shall be assessed at its "just value." The courts have interpreted "just value" to mean fair market value or in other words "what the property is worth." A property’s worth is commonly looked at as "what a willing buyer would pay a willing seller" for a particular piece of property.
Property tax rates in Maine are slightly higher than the U.S. average. The state’s average effective property tax rate is 1.32%, about 10% higher than the national average. To calculate the exact amount of property tax you will owe requires your property's assessed value and the property tax rates ...
Property taxes are due in two installments. Normally the first installment is due on or before September 15th and the second installment is due on or before March 15th unless the 15th is a non-business day.
Due Dates Real estate property taxes are due in two installments, with the first installment due October 15 and the second installment due April 15. Personal property taxes are due in full by October 15. Any tax or portion thereof not paid by the date due is subject to interest at the rate of 8.00% per annum.
The homestead exemption is a Maine State program that provides a measure of property tax relief for certain individuals that have owned homestead property in Maine for at least 12 months and make the property they occupy on April 1 their permanent residence. Property owners would receive an exemption of $20,000 on the tax assessed value.
If your taxes are past due, please call the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office at (207) 348-6060. for a payoff amount. If you do not send enough, we will have to send an additional bill and if you send too much, we will have to send you a check- even if it is just for a few cents.