Personal Property

General Information

In the State of Maine, personal property used for the purposes of conducting business is subject to taxation.  Furniture and fixtures, machinery and equipment, computers, etc are assessed each year as they are on April 1.  The Town of Brunswick mails a declaration to all business’ annually requesting a true and perfect list of all personal property the business is in possession of as of April 1.  The declaration form and depreciation schedule are available below.

Personal Property Exemptions

The State of Maine offers two exemption programs for personal property.  More information on these programs can be found below.

(BETE) Business Equipment Tax Exemption (Title 36 M.R.S.A. §691-700-B)

(BETR) Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (Title 36 M.R.S.A. §6651-6665)

Declarations and applications may be mailed to the Brunswick Assessor’s Office or emailed to