TAX ASSESSOR'S PAGE

KEY DATES


Benton's tax year is January 1 to December 31.   


As with other municipalities in Maine, tax bills are issued to the owner of record as of April 1stof the current tax year.  For those owners who use an escrow account, the owners are responsible for sending copies of their bills to their mortgage companies and/or escrow companies.


Interest for any unpaid balance begins on October 1st.  


Real estate taxes are due September 30th of each tax year. 


Partial tax payments (including pre-payments) may be made at any time during the tax year.  


Any payments are automatically applied to the oldest tax due.

For information and forms related to Farmland, Tree Growth, BETE (Business Equipment Tax Exemption) and more, click here.

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

Residents who have owned and lived in their homes for more than 12 months are eligible for a Homestead Exemption which reduces the tax amount due each year.   Applications (with instructions) are available at the Town Office or click here.   


Application remain on file and the exemptions are applied each tax year.  If a resident moves to another Maine municipality, then the resident must re-apply in that municipality. 

VETERANS EXEMPTION

Many veterans are eligible for a Veterans' Exemption which reduces the tax amount each year.   In general, the exemption applies to veterans who "served during a recognized war period" and have reached the age of 62.   Applicants must provide a copy of their discharge papers (i.e., DD-214) when applying.  Certain disabled veterans are eligible as well.  Applications (with instructions and eligibility requirements) are available at the Town Office or click here.       

ZONING

Benton has Shoreland Zoning as well as local zoning for properties that are in rural, industrial and residential zones.  For general information about Shoreland Zoning and to see the Benton Shorerland Zoning Map, refer to the panel at left. 


ASSESSOR CONTACT INFO:


Maine Assessment and Appraisal Services, Inc.


Garnett Robinson


  • ​Phone (207) 234-2822
  • ​Email: Garnett@maineassessment.com


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TAX COMMITMENT BOOKS


2020 Tax Commitment Book


2020 Personal Property Tax Commitment Book


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TAX RELATED INFO


Land Use Districts

Benton Roads Map


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GEOGRAPHIC & TAX RECORD INFO 


Visit our new website for any real estate information:
www.axisgis.com/bentonme/


This Geographic Information System (GIS) provides access to geographic and tax record information currently maintained by the Town of Benton, ME. The information herein is updated periodically and may not always be current. Information is maintained for municipal and tax assessment uses, and provided for illustrative purposes only. The accuracy of this information is not and cannot be guaranteed, the Town of Benton assumes no liability, financial or otherwise, and is used at the recipient's own risk. Information contained in this system does not take the place of a professional survey or any other legal description and should not be used for site-specific decision making

(207) 234-2822 
(207) 234-2822(207) 416-6473
Garnett@maineassessment.com
www.maineassessment.com
P.O BOX 82 Dixmont, ME 04932