It lets residential property owners pay their real estate property taxes over an eight-month period,
"It's just a budgeting tool," he said.
Bourret said it's not an incentive for paying taxes.
"It's just a service, like people do with (heating) oil," he said.
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Once an application is completed, the tax collector issues a payment book. The tax club divides a property owner's tax bill evenly over an eight-month period starting
"It's something that I learned from other municipalities when I was in training at a workshop," Bourret said. "It's pretty common in municipalities. It's also part of our tax software package here."
Those interested in the program can get an application online at www.rumfordmaine.net/tax.htm or in person at the Rumford Tax Office in the
For more information, call the tax collector's office at 364-2859 ext. 216.
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