Reminder: Deadline for L.D. 290 Property Tax Stabilization Program for Senior Citizens is December 1, 2022

Property Tax Stabilization Pgm

Applications for the L.D. 290 Property Tax Stabilization Program for Senior Citizens are due December 1, 2022. Under the program, the state allows eligible senior citizens to stabilize or freeze their property taxes on their homestead at the amount they were billed.

To be eligible, an individual must meet all of the criteria listed below as of April 1 of the property tax year for which they are requesting stabilization. For applications due December 1, 2022, qualifications must be met as of April 1, 2023.

  1. Be at least 65 years old;
  2. Be a permanent resident of Maine;
  3. Have owned a Maine homestead for at least 10 years, and
  4. Be eligible for a homestead on the property they are placing in the Program.

For definitions and additional eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.maine.gov/revenue/sites/maine.gov.revenue/files/inline-files/stabilization_guide_applicant.pdf. To apply, please visit https://www.maine.gov/revenue/sites/maine.gov.revenue/files/inline-files/stabilization_app.pdf. Applications can also be obtained from the Gorham Assessing Office (75 South Street, Suite 1) during regular business hours of 8:30am through 4:30pm. Completed applications can be hand-delivered or mailed to:

Town of Gorham
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Attention: Assessing Office

For assistance with questions, please call Gorham Assessing Administrative Assistant Kristina Robinson at 222-1603 or Cumberland County Regional Assessing at 699-2475.