Tax Payment Policy

Pursuant to 36 M.R.S.A.  906 

We, the Municipal Officers of the Town of Buxton upon request of the Tax Collector and Treasurer of said Town, hereby authorize and direct said Tax Collector and Treasurer, pursuant to Title 36, Maine Revised Statutes Annotated, section 906, to apply any tax payment received from an individual as payment for any property tax against outstanding or delinquent taxes due on said property in chronological order beginning with the oldest unpaid tax bill, provided, however, that no such payment may be applied to any tax for which an abatement application or appeal is pending unless approved in writing by the taxpayer.