TAXATION & PROPERTY ASSESSMENT
Jacqueline Robbins, (207) 368-4410
Jacqueline Robbins

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)
Real 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.

The Mill 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.

TAX COLLECTION

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 computerized.


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

 
 
 
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