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Maine Residents Property Tax & Rent Refund "Circuit Breaker" Program The traditional Circuitbreaker program has been repealed and replaced with "property tax fairness credit" within the state's income tax filing.  The refundable "property tax fairness credit" will kick-in for the 2013 state income tax filings submitted in 2014.  The income tax credit will be available to Maine resident filers who own or rent a primary residence with incomes up to $40,000.  The benefit is 40% of the amount of property taxes (or assumed property taxes in the case of renters) that exceed 10% of income.  Benefits are capped at $300 for a qualifying homeowner or renter under the age of 70 and $400 for applicants 70 years of age or older.

Business Euipment Tax Reimbursement Program (BETE) is designed to encourage new capital investment in ME.  The program reimburses local property taxes paid on most qualified business property.  To qualify, qualified business property must have been first placed in service in ME after April 1, 1995.  The 2012 BETR Program begins Ausust 1, 2012 and ends December 31, 2012.  Call (207) 626-8475 for additional information.  The application is only available with the State and NOT at city Town Hall.  Visit the State of ME website after August 1, 2012and leave your name and mailing address for application and instructions:  http://www.maine.gov/revenue/taxrelief/betr.htm

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Town of Buxton
  185 Portland Road, Buxton, ME 04093 (207) 929-5191
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