Taxes

  • The Town of Kennebunk's fiscal year runs from July 1st through June 30th. 
  • Tax bills are assessed to the owner of the property as of April 1st each year.
  • Tax payments are due semi-annually. 
  • The fiscal year 2018-2019 interest rate is 8%.

REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES DUE APRIL 5, 2019

You can pay your bill in one of the following ways:

  1. In person at the Tax Collector's office.
  2. Drop your payment off in a sealed envelope in the lobby mailbox located on the first floor of the Town Hall. We check the lobby mailbox daily. Include the bottom portion of your tax bill that has all your account information with a check payable to the Town of Kennebunk. Please add your phone number on your check in the event we need to reach out to you for payment discrepancies.
  3. Mail us your payment with a postmarked date of no later than April 5, 2019. Include the bottom portion of your tax bill that has all your account information with a check payable to the Town of Kennebunk. Please add your phone number on your check in the event we need to reach out to you for payment discrepancies.
  4. Online with a credit card; there is a 2.5% surcharge fee to use this feature. Paying by credit card through Maine PayPort Online is voluntary and the final cost may be higher than using other forms of payment due to the surcharge fee. Before getting started you will need the following:
        • Account number
        • Property address, including zip code
        • Payment Amount; If you making a payment after the due date, call the Tax Collector's Office for the most current payment amount (207) 985-2102 x 1606
  • The first installment is due on Friday, October 5, 2018.
  • The second installment is due on Friday, April 5, 2019. 
  • Interest accrues immediately after each due date. Please call the Tax Collector's Office for the most current payment information (207) 985-2102 x 1606.
  • Tax bills are mailed to the taxpayers only. For taxpayers that have taxes in escrow, it is their responsibility to forward this information to their mortgage company. Taxpayers should retain a copy for their records.
  • You may pay your Personal Property Tax/Real Estate Tax Bill online. The Town of Kennebunk has partnered with the State of Maine and Maine PayPort Online to offer this third party service. A $1.00 fee will be charged for payments totaling $40.00 or less, and a 2.5% fee will be charged for payments over $40.00. Paying by credit card through Maine PayPort Online is voluntary and the final cost may be higher than using other forms of payment.Before getting started you will need the following:
          • Account number
          • Property address, including zip code
          • Payment Amount; If you making a payment after the due date, call the Tax Collector's Office for the most current payment amount (207) 985-2102 x 1606