Theresa Boyd Duff – Municipal Assessor
21 Water Street
Houlton, Maine 04730
Telephone: (207) 532-7111
Fax: (207) 532-1304
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for the valuation of all real and personal property within the Town of Houlton. Duties of the office also include the updating and maintenance of all property ownership records (deeds, addresses, etc.), property record cards, tax maps, administering exemptions, and answering inquiries by property owners, appraisers, real estate agents, lawyers, and others of the general public.
~~~Property Tax Relief Programs~~~
The Maine Legislature provides Property Tax Relief through many different programs. The applications, instructions, and other information regarding property tax relief can be found on the State of Maine Revenue Services website. Generally speaking, almost every landowner, homeowner, and business owner, qualify for some form of tax relief, as provided for by the Legislature.
The following link will connect you to the appropriate webpages for the information and application downloads for the Homestead Property Tax Exemption, Veteran Exemption, Blind Persons Exemption, Business Equipment Tax Exemption (BETE), Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (BETR), and Current Use Programs, along with Abatement and Appeal Forms, informational bulletins and publications: