‘Circuit Breaker’ tax refund applications to become available

The Associated Press
Posted July 25, 2011, at 10 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Applications for refunds of up to $1,600 will become available Aug. 1 for property taxes or rent paid in 2010.

The “Circuit Breaker” program provides middle- and low-income Maine residents with a partial refund of local property taxes and-or rent paid on their primary residence in 2010.

Maine Revenue Services said nearly 200,000 Maine households may qualify for a partial refund.

Democratic state Rep. Linda Valentino of Saco said the program is designed to help working families.

Applications are available online at http://www.maine.gov/revenue/forms/tnr/tnr.htm

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