Property Tax Exemption & Current Use Deadlines Extended

At the City Council’s meeting on April 6, City Manager Steven Buck announced that, due to the Governor’s state of emergency declaration, the extended due dates for current use applications and exemption applications that originally applied to 2020, also apply to the 2021 applications.

If you are eligible for any of the following programs, the filing due date, which was originally April 1, is now extended until June.

Property tax exemptions:

  • Property of Institutions and Organizations
  • Estates of Veterans
  • Solar and Wind Energy Equipment
  • Exemption of Homesteads
  • Exemption of Business Equipment

Current land use programs:

  • Farm and Open Space
  • Tree Growth
  • Working Waterfront

If you have any questions about the extended deadlines, please contact the Sanford Assessor’s Office at 324-9115, or the Property Tax Division of Maine Revenue Services (MRS) at 624-5600.

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