State of Maine Property Tax Town of Skowhegan Assessor

Town of Skowhegan Assessor
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, Maine 04976
Contact Info:
(207) 474 9413 (Fax)
The Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor's Office is located in Skowhegan, Maine.
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Where is the Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor's Office?

Town of Skowhegan is a locality in Somerset County, Maine.While many other municipalities assess property taxes on a county basis, Town of Skowhegan has its own tax assessor's office. If your property is located in a different Somerset County city or town, see that page to find your local tax assessor.

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Town of Skowhegan Assessor's Office Services

The Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor is the local official who is responsible for assessing the taxable value of all properties within Town of Skowhegan, and may establish the amount of tax due on that property based on the fair market value appraisal. The Town of Skowhegan assessor's office can help you with many of your property tax related issues, including:

Property Tax Appraisals
The Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor will appraise the taxable value of each property in his jurisdiction on a yearly basis, based on the features of the property and the fair market value of comparable properties in the same neighbourhood. The assessor's office can provide you with a copy of your property's most recent appraisal on request.
Property Renovations and Re-Appraisals
If you renovate your property (such as by adding living space, bedrooms, or bathrooms), the Town of Skowhegan Assessor will re-appraise your home to reflect the value of your new additions. Renovations may be reported to the Assessor's Office by the zoning board, contractors, or by the homeowner themselves. Unreported renovations will generally be discovered by the Assessor during the next on-site appraisal of the property. The Assessor may also re-appraise a property in the event of significant damage
Paying Your Property Tax
The Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor can provide you with a copy of your property tax assessment, show you your property tax bill, help you pay your property taxes, or arrange a payment plan. Payments may be made to the county tax collector or treasurer instead of the assessor.
Homestead Exemptions
The Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor can provide you with an application form for the Town of Skowhegan homestead exemption, which can provide a modest property tax break for properties which are used as the primary residence of their owners. Additional exemptions might be available for farmland, green space, veterans, or others. Call the Assessor's Office and ask for details.
Property Tax Appeals
If you believe your house is unfairly over-assessed, the Town of Skowhegan Tax Assessor can provide you with a tax appeal form and inform you of the tax appeal process. If your appeal is accepted, your property valuation (and property taxes) will be adjusted accordingly.

How can I contact Town of Skowhegan?

If you need access to property records, deeds, or other services the Town of Skowhegan Assessor's Office can't provide, you can try contacting the Town of Skowhegan municipal government. The Town of Skowhegan seat can be found in the Skowhegan Superior Court in Skowhegan. You can contact Town of Skowhegan with general inquiries using the contact info listed below.

Skowhegan Superior Court
41 Court St
Skowhegan, ME 04976-1863
Town of Skowhegan Contact Info:
(207) 474 5161 (Phone)

For more details about taxes in Town of Skowhegan, or to compare property tax rates across Maine, see the Town of Skowhegan property tax page.