LD 1159
Session - 127th Maine Legislature
LR 1682
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Modify the Property Tax Abatement Laws

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA §841, sub-§9  is enacted to read:

9 Limit of abatement.   Except when for error or mistake as provided in subsection 1, the municipal officers, or the State Tax Assessor for the unorganized territory, may not grant an abatement of taxes under this section for more than the taxes owed on 2 acres of land and the residence of the person seeking abatement.


This bill limits the amount of property taxes an assessing authority may abate to the amount of taxes owed on the residence and no more than 2 acres of land owned by the person seeking abatement.

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