ME property tax exemption

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Veteran Property Tax Exemption: Maine resident Veterans who received a discharge other than dishonorable and meet one of the following requirements are eligible for a $6000 property tax exemption:

  • 62 years old or older and served during a recognized war time period, or received the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, or
  • Has a 100% disability rating from the VA or is paid at the 100% rate due to individually unemployability
Paraplegic Veterans who received a discharge other than dishonorable and received a grant from the VA for specially adapted housing to accommodate their disabilities are eligible for a $50,000 tax exemption. 38 U.S. Code, Section 2101

Maine Veteran Property Tax Exemption Application
Maine Veteran's Property Tax Exemption, Qualifications Flow Chart

Surviving Spouse Property Tax Exemption:An unremarried Surviving Spouse of a Veteran who was eligible for an exemption and meets the following requirements are eligible for a property tax exemption:

  • Maine resident
  • Was married to a deceased Veteran who was eligible for a property tax exemption at the time of their death
  • Receiving a pension or compensation from the U.S. Government as a Surviving Spouse


 
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