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.

2017 REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE ON NOV. 17th, 2017
Real and Personal Property assessments in Newport are done by a State of Maine Certified professional tax assessor (part-time) who has 28 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 2017 is $20.00. The total assessed value of real and personal property is $251,539,800.00. The property base is diversified with no single large taxpayer.

TAX COLLECTION

Taxes are billed in July and due on or before November 17th, 2017 . 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.

 

2017 Real Estate Tax Commitment Book
2017 Personal Property Tax Commitment Book
2017 MAP LOT Book

 
 
 
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