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HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
If you are a Berwick resident and have owned a home in Maine for 12 months prior to April 1st, are a permanent resident of the State of Maine and declare Berwick  your homestead, you may be eligible for up to a $20,000 reduction in your property assessment.

VETERAN'S EXEMPTION
If you are a Berwick resident who had served in the U.S. Armed Forces during a federally recognized war period, and are 62 years old as of April 1 of the current year, you may be eligible for up to a $6,000 reduction in the valuation of your property.  You must provide your DD-214 or discharge papers with your application. 

WIDOWED SPOUSE, CHILD OR PARENT OF A VETERAN
If you are a Berwick resident who is a non-remarried spouse of a veteran entitled to the Veteran's exemption,  you may be eligible for up to a $6,000 reduction in the valuation of your property assessment.

BLIND EXEMPTION
If you are a  Berwick resident and have been determined legally blind  by a properly licensed Doctor of Medicine, Osteopathy or Optometry, you may be eligible for the Blind Person Exemption, resulting in a $4,000 reduction of valuation on your property assessment.

For more information about Maine Property Tax Exemptions, please visit Maine Revenue Services. Or, please contact the Berwick Assessing Office at 207-698-1101 ext 114 or assessor@berwickmaine.org

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