The City of Auburn, in response to recent property valuation adjustments, is seeking to offset a portion of the increase many residents saw in their 2022-2023 tax bill. The city will issue a one-time $300 relief payment to Auburn homeowners aged 65 and older, whose annual property taxes increased by $300.00 dollars or more, and who currently qualify for/receive the Maine homestead exemption.
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Auburn property owners: The City of Auburn wants you to know that the Assessing Department is making valuation adjustments that will affect your property value. The difficult decision to increase values is based on several years of high sale prices and the city’s efforts to remain in compliance with state assessing standards and best practices. These changes will go into effect for the 2022 (as of April 1, 2022) tax year.
The following links can help explain these changes and answer your questions.
Click here to view the slideshow that was shown during the 7/18 city council meeting
Click here to view the August 8, 2022 Virtual Town Hall meeting
Click here to explore the "Qualified Sales" storymap
Property Tax Stabilization for Senior Citizens is a state program that allows certain senior-citizen residents to stabilize, or freeze, the property taxes on their homestead. LEARN MORE: https://www.auburnmaine.gov/Postings/Blogs/Detail/The-Property-Tax-Stabilization-Program
IMPORTANT: Applications for the Tax Stabilization program must be submitted to your local assessing office! If you have submitted an application to Auburn's assessing office, please know we will review the applications as soon as possible. You will be notified after your application has been processed. If we need additional information someone will contact you. Although there is no place to put your date of birth, it is helpful to include it on the application.
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