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I’m 100%. Service disabled. What does 6,000 off the Maine realestates mean? Any house that is valued more than the 6k assessment?

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"Property Tax Exemption

An other-than-dishonorably discharged resident Maine veteran who served during wartime and is 62 years or older; or, is receiving 100% VA disability; or, became 100% disabled while serving, is eligible for a $6,000 property tax exemption. Un-remarried surviving spouses are also eligible."  

It means they will deduct $6,000 from the assessed  value of your home.  i.e. if your home is assessed at $150,000 they will deduct $6,000 from that and your real estate tax will be based on that  $144,000.  

 

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Thanks for answering that Toddt-in my locale in NY we can get two veteran's exemptions, and they give those exemptions to us widows/widowers of 100%  P & T veterans.

Every locale *seems to have their own criteria.Here we must file a form with the County a few months after we pay our current taxes every year.

*There are only 1,100 people or less in the Town/Village I live in, but many of them are disabled veterans.

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