1. Tax Relief

Provided are descriptions of the key tax relief programs related to municipal property tax enacted by Maine law (Title 36, M.R.S.A.).  Applications for each are available below and may be completed and mailed to the Brunswick Town Office or emailed to assess@brunswickme.org

All exemptions must be filed by April 1st.

Tax Assistance for Seniors Applications are due by November 1st each year.

  1. Homestead
  2. Veteran's
  3. Blind
  4. Renewable Energy
  5. Institutions & Organizations
  6. Tree Growth
  7. Farmland
  8. Open Space
  9. Working Waterfront
  10. Tax Assistance for Seniors

Homestead Exemption (Title 36, M.R.S.A. §681)

The Maine Legislature enacted the Homestead Exemption in 1998, and further amended it effective April 1, 2017. Certain individuals that have owned a residence in Maine for at least 12 months, including mobile homes, and make the property they occupy on April 1 their permanent residence may qualify for the program.  Property owners would receive an exemption of $25,000 (at 100% assessment ratio).

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