The State of Maine offers several types of exemptions that may reduce your property taxes. Please click on the links below to see if you may qualify for any of these. All applications must be received in the Assessing Office by April 1st of the year that the exemption is requested. State law mandates that any application received after April 1st apply to the subsequent year’s tax assessment. Once a taxpayer has filed for these exemptions, the taxpayer need not reapply during subsequent years. (One-time filing application). The Applications and more information regarding these exemptions may be found on the links below:
- Homestead Exemption
- Veteran’s Exemption
- Widow, Widower, Minor Child or Widowed Parent of a Veteran Exemption
- Blind Exemption
- The State of Maine also offers tax refund programs for low income individuals. The State is currently transitioning its programs, however more information can be found on the State website.