What will happen if I can’t pay my taxes?

The Town utilizes the tax lien mortgage process authorized by state law to secure collection of real estate taxes. After providing a 30-day demand notice, the Town records a lien against the property in the Cumberland County Registry of Deeds. If the tax remains unpaid 18 months after the recording, the tax lien automatically forecloses and the Town acquires title to the property. Taxpayers are encouraged to contact the Tax Office early to learn about programs and options that may be available to assist them with their tax obligations or to work on payment arrangements.

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1. What are my taxes and are they currently paid?
2. When do tax bills go out? When are taxes due?
3. What property tax exemptions are available?
4. Where can I pay a bill from the Town of Brunswick?
5. Where can I get financial statements for the Town?
6. What will happen if I can’t pay my taxes?
7. How do I get a passport?