Delinquent Tax Rates

Municipalities may, by vote, determine the rate of interest that shall apply to taxes that become delinquent during a particular taxable year until those taxes are paid in full. The maximum rate of interest that can be charged per Title 36, M.R.S.A. Section 505.4 is as follows:

Taxable Year Maximum Rate
2014 7.00%
2013 7.00%
2012 7.00%
2011 7.00%
2010 7.00%
2009 7.00% up to 9.00%
2008 11.00%
2007 12.00%
2006 11.00%
2005 7.75%
2004 6.50%
2003 7.00%
2002 6.75% up to 8.75%
2001 11.50%
2000 10.75%
1999 10.00%
1998 10.75%
1997 10.50%
1996 10.75%
1995 10.75%
1994 10.00%
1993 10.00%
1992 10.00%
1991 12.00%

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