TAX AND SEWER OFFICE
The Tax Office is responsible for collecting monies received for various taxes, sewer fees and charges. These include Real Estate and Personal Property taxes, motor vehicle taxes and fees, registration fees, and other taxes related to Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, and various other charges. The Tax Collectors Office strives to provide the highest possible level of customer service to the Town’s residents and taxpayers while maintaining strict control to ensure the proper posting and accounting of the funds received.
The Rumford Tax Club provides taxpayers an alternative way to pay their Real Estate Property Taxes. Residential property owners who enroll before September 30, 2020 will have the opportunity to make 8 monthly, interest free, tax payments, for the 2021 fiscal tax year. A copy of the Tax Club Rules and Regulations and Application and Agreement are available below. The completed Agreement must be returned to the Tax Office by September 30, 2020 to be eligible for enrollment. Certain terms and conditions apply.
Click here to view the letter to citizens of Rumford.
RUMFORD — On August 27, 2020, the Town of Rumford Police Department was notified that a police officer has tested positive for COVID-19, commonly known as the novel coronavirus. The officer involved is a resident of Rumford and his case is under investigation.
Click here to view the Annual Town Warrant
Please follow the link below for information on the NORSWB Spring Cleanup schedule.
Please note there will be NO PICK UP of material by the Town. The Transfer Station is open the weeks of May 11-23 to accept spring cleanup material from the residents hauling it themselves.
The second installment of the 2020 Fiscal Year Real Estate and Personal Property Tax is due on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
Payments may be made in person or by mail addressed to the Tax Collector, Town of Rumford, 145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276 and payable to the Town of Rumford. If paying by mail, please enclose the payment stub from the tax bill, or as much information as possible on the account (acct#, address, map/lot, etc.) If requesting a receipt, enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope. The town also accepts payments online through a third party payment service. Click here to pay online. Third party fees apply to all online transactions.
INTEREST AT 7% PER ANNUM CHARGED STARTING THE DAY AFTER EACH DUE DATE.
In accordance with state law, LD 917 amended, “An Act Increasing Municipal Agent Fees for motor Vehicle Fees”, The Town of Rumford has adjusted the BMV Agent Fees effective November 1, 2019.
A $5.00 Agent Fee will be collected for each re-registration and $6.00 for each new registration issued to residents of the municipality.
This Agent Fee can avoided by completing the registration at the Motor Vehicle Branch Office where there is no agent fee required.
The Rumford Tax Club provides taxpayers an alternative way to pay their Real Estate Property Taxes. Residential property owners who enroll before September 30, 2019 will have the opportunity to make 8 monthly, interest free, tax payments, for the 2020 fiscal tax year. A copy of the Tax Club Rules and Regulations and Application and Agreement are available below. The completed Agreement must be returned to the Tax Office by September 30, 2019 to be eligible for enrollment. Certain terms and conditions apply.
When are property taxes due?
Property taxes are due in two installments. Normally the first installment is due on or before October 1st and the second installment is due on or before April 1st.
Can I use a credit and/or a debit card to pay my taxes?
Credit cards are accepted with online transactions through PayPort Online Payment Portal at: https://epayment.informe.org/payportonline/welcome. Third party fees apply to all credit card transactions.