Deadline for Homestead Exemption Applications and All Other Exemptions is April 1st

The deadline for Homestead Exemption applications is April 1st. If you are not taking advantage of this benifit now is the time! To obtain an application please click here. In order to qualify for a Homestead Exemption you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a permanent resident of the State of Maine
  • Must have owned a homestead in Maine for the past 12 months
  • Declare the homestead in this municipality is your permanent/primary residence and the only property for which you have claimed a homestead property tax exemption. (Summer camps, vacation homes and second residences do not qualify)

There are also numerous other exemptions in which to apply for as long as you qualify. Please visit our Tax Collection and Assessing section for more information and for a list of what exemptions are available.