The mission of the City of Calais Assessor's Office is to maintain fair and equitable assessed valuations and accurate ownership information that are the basis of the allocation of municipal property tax burden in accordance with state law. The Office maintains extensive information on all properties in Calais which is readily available for inspection or review by taxpayers and the public. Informational requests related to property taxes, tax policy or law, tax exemptions, etc. are processed as quickly as possible.
Phone: 207-454-2521 ext. 1006
Please make an appointment if you anticipate needing more than 15 minutes of time with the assessor. If you do not have an appointment you may be asked to return on a different day.
Fiscal Year: July 1st - June 30th
FY 2018-19 Tax Rate: $25.30
Taxes Due: October 1, 2018
Interest: 8% as of October 2, 2018
Date of Tax Commitment: July 21, 2018
Parcel Viewer updated to October 18, 2018 Disclaimer: These maps are for assessment purposes only. The Tax Maps for the City of Calais are made available as a public service and reliance on any such information is at the user's own risk. The City of Calais does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of any information on the City's web site and may not be liable for any losses caused by any person's reliance on the information available on this web site. All copyrights and other rights to statutory text are reserved by the City of Calais.
October 18, 2018
Tax Maps updated to April 1, 2018 Disclaimer: These maps are for assessment purposes only. The Tax Maps for the City of Calais are made available as a public service and reliance on any such information...
-Must be a legal resident of the State of Maine-Must have owned a homestead property in Maine for at least the past 12 months-Must declare this...
A veteran who served on active duty in the armed forces may apply for an exemption from property tax in the place where they reside provided:
-They served during a recognized war period...
Real estate property owners who have been determined to be blind by a licensed Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy or Doctor of Optometry may be eligible...
PROPERTY TAX AND RENT REFUND (CIRCUIT BREAKER) PROGRAM HAS BEEN REPEALED AND REPLACED BY A REFUNDABLE "PROPERTY TAX FAIRNESS CREDIT" THAT CAN BE CLAIMED ON THE MAINE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX FORM
MAINE TREE GROWTHTAX LAW
REFERENCE: 36 M.R.S.A. §§571 - 584-A.
Maine tax law allows for valuation as a special use category of property where land is valued according to rates established...