assessing division

Karen Scammon, CMA-4, City Assessor


Assessing Overview:

Assessing maintains sales information, property deed transfers and the valuations of all Real Estate and Business Personal Property located in the City of Auburn for taxation purposes.  Your total property assessment consists of a land value, building value and a yard item value if applicable.  
      Our office can assist you with information on: 
  • Tax Relief Programs - Homestead, Veterans and Blind Exemptions;
  • Special Land Classifications - Farmland, Open Space, Tree Growth;
  • Real Estate - Map/Lot, Deed Book/Page, Property Values, Sale Price, Owner and Owner's Mailing Address, Building Description and Lot Size;
  • Business Personal Property - Business Equipment Tax Exemption (BETE), Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (BETR), Annual Form 706-A Detailed Asset List Filing;
  • Abatements and Appeals. 
  • 1970-2018 Historical Values

      New Property Owners, click here for information about your mailing address, tax bill, and more

City Assessment Data:

2020/2021 Tax Year Information

  • Fiscal Year: 7/1/2020 to 6/30/2021
  • Commitment Date: 7/28/2020
  • State Certified Ratio: 100%
  • Tax Rate: $23.75 per $1,000.00 of assessment
  • Abatement Deadline: 1/29/2021
  • Homestead Exemption Amount: $25,000 off assessment/$593.75 in tax dollars

Personal Property Commitment Book

Real Estate Tax Commitment Book


Tax Bill Due Dates

  • Real Estate:  First payment due 9/15/2020; second payment due 3/15/2021 
    Interest begins 9/16/2020 on the first installment and 3/16/2021 on the second installment
  • Personal Property: 9/15/2020 
    Interest Begins 9/16/2020


Phone:  207.333.6601 ext. 1118
Address:  60 Court Street, Auburn, Maine 04210

 Hours:  Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Support Staff

Katelyn Doustout, CMA


207.333.6601 ext. 1114

Joseph St. Peter, CMA-3

Deputy Assessor

207.333.6601 ext. 1110

Assessing News

A tax appeal hearing is scheduled for the property at 603 Center Street, the former Kmart building
We have posted real estate sales and transfers through June 2020
The annual tree growth valuation schedule has been released
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