|TAXATION & PROPERTY ASSESSMENT
Jacqueline Robbins, (207)
If you have any questions on your taxes, please call on Thursdays between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.
2019 REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE IN 2 INSTALLMENTS (SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2018 AND MARCH 22ND, 2019)
and Personal Property assessments in Newport are done by a State of
Maine Certified professional tax assessor (part-time) who has 30
years experience as an assessor in Maine cities and towns. All
transactions are computerized with appropriate software. The
assessor is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and operates within
the statutes, rules and regulations of the State of Maine. Decisions
of the assessor may be appealed to the Newport Appeals Board and/or
the State Appeals Board.|
Real property assessments are based
on fair market value as determined by sales ratios. Commercial
Personal Property is assessed from declarations filed each year by
owners with the assessor. Personal property is subject to a 100%
rebate by the state upon application by the owner.
Rate (tax rate) in Newport is based on an appraised valuation of
100% of market value. The mill rate in Newport for 2019 is $21.30. The total assessed
value of real and personal property is $251,568,100. The property
base is diversified with no single large taxpayer.
Taxes were billed in July and due by the above dates.Tax collections at year end average
91-92% of total billing. All tax collections and billing is
|REAL ESTATE DATABASE |
The link below is to the current Tax Commitment Book and Map and Lot Book for
the Town of Newport, Maine.
2019 Real Estate Tax Commitment Book
2019 Personal Property Tax Commitment Book
2019 MAP LOT Book