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
Fiscal Year: July 1st - June 30th
FY 2017-2018 Tax Rate: $25.30
Taxes Due: October 2, 2017
Interest: 7% as of October 3, 2017
-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PROPERTY TAX AND RENT REFUND (CIRCUIT BREAKER) PROGRAM HAS BEEN REPEALED AND REPLACED BY A REFUNDABLE "PROPERTY TAX FAIRNESS CREDIT" THAT CAN BE CLAIMED ON THE MAINE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX FORM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...
Tax Maps updated to April 1, 2017 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...
March 1, 2018