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A study of property tax administration in the State of Maine

Paul C. Dunham

A study of property tax administration in the State of Maine

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Published by Bureau of Public Administration, University of Maine in Bangor .
Written in English

  • Maine.
    • Subjects:
    • Property tax -- Maine.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Paul C. Dunham.
      SeriesState series,, no. 4
      LC ClassificationsJA37 .S63 no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 126 p.
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5395838M
      LC Control Number72629859

      International Tax - General International Tax Websites IRS Links News and Updates Policy and Reform Publishers and CPE Rates and Tables State and Local Tax State Links Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut D.C. Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine State Tax Agency.

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A study of property tax administration in the State of Maine by Paul C. Dunham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Property Tax Law Book. The Property Tax Law Book includes provisions throughout Maine law that have an impact on property taxes. Title 36 is the primary tax law volume, but other titles contain relevant law, too. Selected sections from each title shown below are included, but are not all inclusive.

See the Revisor's site for all Maine laws. Certified Maine Assessor (CMA) Exams. Exams are offered at the annual Property Tax School and at least three other times throughout the year. Dates of Exams. The CMA exam is composed of five parts and requires a minimum 70% passing grade on each part.

The exam runs from am to pm, with a one-hour break for lunch at noon. Maine tax rates and resources for taxes on personal income, sales, property, estate and more. Each state has its own taxation system, usually a combination of income, sales and property taxes.

If you have any questions about the extended deadline, please contact your municipal assessor or the Property Tax Division of Maine Revenue Services at The Bureau of Assessing is responsible for determining the value of real and personal property that is subject to municipal taxation.

The rate of tax is $ for each $ or fractional part of $ of the value of the property being transferred. The tax is imposed ½ on the grantor, ½ on the grantee. Controlling Interest - A separate Return/Declaration must be filed for each transfer of a controlling interest in the county where real property is located.

The valuation book contains a record of all the assessments in the city. The sales record book contains a record of the properties that have been sold setting forth the Grantor, Grantee, date of sale, property tax map number and the sale price. Assessment information is also available online via AP5 WebPRO (Assessment Records).

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Property tax payment information and copies of property tax bills are available on the Tax Collection page. Applications for Homestead Exemption, Blind Exemption, Veteran Exemption (62 years old OR % service related disability), Current Use Tree Growth, Farm Land, or Open Space must be filed in the Assessor's Office by April 1.

Withholding required. Every buyer of real property located in Maine must withhold a withholding tax equal to 2 1/2% of the consideration. The withholding required by this section must be transmitted to the State Tax Assessor within 30 days of the date of transfer of the property unless the State Tax Assessor authorizes the buyer to release the amount withheld, or a portion of it, to the seller.

The first (and major) study uses state appraisals of a sample of properties and is used for a variety of purposes including estimating full value for purposes of distributing state aid, establishing constitutional tax debt limits, and for allocating the levies of tax districts that are comprised of more than one assessing unit (true of over   The book also explores overarching themes such as the tension that results when the state simultaneously attempts to protect its vulnerable citizens and promote their autonomy.

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State-by-State Tax Expenditure Reports Below is a list of tax expenditure reports published in the states: Alabama Report on Alabama Tax Expenditures Alaska Revenue report. * *PRINT YOUR TAX BILL* * THIS COVERS JULY 1, - J   PRINT A COPY OF YOUR OR PRIOR TAX BILL: GO TO LINK FOR "PRINT A PRIOR TAX BILL" EACH PDF FILE IS ALPHABETICAL BY LAST NAME OF PROPERTY OWNER.

THIS IS THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF APRIL 1 OF THE TAX YEAR. YOU CAN ALSO SEARCH BY. The first half payment of Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are due December The second half of taxes are due May As of NovemCredit/Debit Card payments are made through a third-party payment processor, Maine Payport, and each payment made through the service will incur a Payport Fee.

The property tax base should be focused on land and its improvements, insofar as possible, and the administration of property taxation for retail properties should be improved.

Finally, Kansans should thoughtfully study and consider options for consolidating local governments. Restructure Property Tax Lid in the Mold of Utah’s “Truth in. Property tax information is available in the Tax Bills posted on this page as well as in the Owner, Street and Map/Lot indexes posted by the Assessing Office.

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Maine - Businesses Business Licensing Maine Economic Development Secretary of State - Corporations. Taxation. Maine Revenue Services. Employer Links. Maine Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance New Hire Registry.

General. Small Business Administration - Maine State Agencies Maine Revised Statutes Cities, Towns. Maine (Summary) Tax Type: Current use value based on forest productivity.

Description: Using FIA, grouped into hardwoods, softwoods, and mixed by county. Law: The Tree Growth Tax Law (Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. ) Sec. PLc. (amd.) Objective: In order to provide an adequate incentive to manage the land on a sustained yield basis and not to strip and sell the land for. Chaponis said while it’s true that Connecticut’s registration fee is higher than Maine’s $35, the real financial savings come from avoiding the local property tax and many times, much lower.

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State and Local Personal Income Tax In addition to the federal government, 43 states and many local municipalities require their residents to pay a personal income tax. Learn how to pay your state taxes and find out about resources in your area that can help you through the process.

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The statewide median rate is $ for every $1, of assessed value. At the median rate, the tax bill on a. Overview of Maine Taxes. Property tax rates in Maine are well above the U.S. average. The state’s average effective property tax rate is %, while the national average is currently around %.

The typical Maine resident will pay $2, a year in property taxes. Administration 0 0 0 0 40 Total questions 50 50 Completion time 1 hour 1 hour 2 hours 2 hours 2 hours B.

Assessor Certification Exam Study Material Topic Source Statistics • WPAM Vol. I – Chapter 10 • WPAM Vol. 2 – Mathematics in Appraising • Property Assessment Valuation: Mass Appraisal (IAAO) Building construction terms. Office of the Revisor of Statutes 7 State House Station State House Room Augusta, Maine Data for this page extracted on 12/05/ Maine Government.


Maine has 16 counties, with median property taxes ranging from a high of $2, in Cumberland County to a low of $1, in Washington more details about the property tax rates in any of Maine's counties, choose the county from the interactive map or the list below.

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This can be a national government, a federated state, a county or geographical region or a le jurisdictions may tax the same property.For more information about the income tax in these states, visit the Maine and North Carolina income tax pages.

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