Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes

Did you sell your house but still received a tax bill from us? 

The bill was mailed to you because you were the owner of the property as of April 1 of the current year. Please forward the tax bill to the new owners for payment.

Our 2021 real estate & personal property tax bills have been mailed out to residents/taxpayers at the address you filed with the Assessor’s Office. 

  • Fiscal year 2021 interest rate is 8%
  • Town Mil Rate is 14.15
  • 100% Assessment Ratio
  • Homestead Exemption is $25,000 - you can file this exemption request with the Assessor's Office. 

General Information about Taxes in Kennebunk

  • Taxes are due semi-annually (first Friday of October 2020 & first Friday of the following April 2021).
  • 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
  • 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 at the address the taxpayer registered with the Assessor’s Office. 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.
  • Water and Sewer are separate entities from the Town. You can reach the Kennebunk Water Department at 207-985-3385 and the Kennebunk Sewer Department at 207-985-4741.

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

  • Drop your payment off in the lobby lockbox. We have opened the lockbox for real estate and personal property tax payment drop off only. Please add your phone number on your check or envelope in the event we need to reach out to you for payment discrepancies. If you need to use a pen from the box - please take it with you to continue assisting us in minimizing the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus.
  • In person at the Tax Collector's Office. Interest accrues daily after the due date so please call in advance to get a paid-off date.  
  • Mail us your payment.  Interest accrues daily after the due date so please call in advance to get a paid-off date. 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.
  •  Online with a credit card;there is a 2.5% surcharge fee to use this feature. Interest accrues daily after the due date so please call in advance to get a paid-off date. Paying by credit card through Maine PayPort Online is voluntary and the final cost will 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