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Maine Homestead Exemption for Veterans

In addition to the basic homestead exemption for all resident homeowners, Maine provides several other property tax deductions for various groups - including one for veterans.

Maine Residents Property Tax and Rent Refund "Circuitbreaker" Program

The rent refund Circuitbreaker Program has been replaced by a refundable Property Tax Fairness Credit that can be claimed on the Maine Individual Income Tax Form. Read about eligibility and how to apply.

Maine Residents Property Tax and Rent Refund Program

If you pay property taxes or rent, get money back from the State of Maine each year.

Property Tax Abatement in Maine

Explains what you can do to ask your town for a "poverty tax abatement" if you can't afford to pay your property tax.

The Maine Homestead Exemption

Residents who have owned a home in Maine for at least 12 months can qualify.