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Jan04

FROM THE ASSESSORS OFFICE

DEFERRED COLLECTION OF HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAXES

Maine Revenue Service Title 36,  Chapter 908.

Effective 2022 for FY2023, the State will pay property taxes of residents enrolled in the Property Tax Deferral program to municipalities.  The State will recapture the taxes paid, plus interest, when the property is sold or the owner dies.
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PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL APPLICATION
  • The Property Tax Deferral Application is for taxpayers to complete and file with the assessor.
  • Applications have to be filed between Jan 1st 2022 & and April 1st 2022
  • Assessors must verify certain items on the applications and forward the applications to Maine Revenue Service within 30 days of receipt.
  • The program is needs-based, requires the applicant to be receiving the Homestead Exemption, and has income and asset limits. Maine Revenue Service will determine eligibility and notify the Assessor of accounts that qualify for deferral.
  • To receive reimbursement for the deferred taxes, municipalities must file the Municipal Property Tax Report annually within 30 days of commitment, listing the approved program participants in the municipality and attaching copies of the property tax bills for those participants.  Maine Revenue Service  will issue reimbursements to municipalities after review of the report.    

Mail to:   Assessors Office 
                    c/o Verna Sharpe
                   180 Main Street
                    South Berwick, ME 03908

 

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