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Where’s My Maine State Tax Refund?

State Taxes Tax Refunds Taxes

Find more information about your Maine income taxes below. Check your filing status and refund for any state.

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Where’s My Maine State Tax Refund?

Check the status of your Maine refund using these resources.

State:  Maine
Refund Status Website:  https://portal.maine.gov/refundstatus/refund
General Information:  1-207-626-8475
Hours:  Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Email Tax Support:  income.tax@maine.gov
2020 Tax Filing Deadline:  May 17, 2021

Note: Please wait for at least 21 days before checking the refund status of your electronic returns and longer for paper returns.

Maine Tax Brackets

Taxpayers who earn income in the state of Main are subject to a graduated tax rate on their earnings.  While the tax rates remain the same across all filing statuses, the income ranges do not.

If you need more information on how federal tax brackets work you can use our federal tax bracket calculator.

Taxable Income - Single Filers/Married Filing SeparatelyTaxable Income - Married Filing JointlyTaxable Income - Head of HouseholdTax Rate  
$0 - $21,099$0 - $31,649$0 - $42,2495.8%
$21,100 - $49,999$31,650 - $74,999$42,250 - $99,9996.75%

Maine State Tax Deductions

Some of the available deductions and taxable income brackets in the state of Maine are similar to the federal tax system. However, while Social Security benefits are taxed by the federal government, taxpayers in Maine can subtract those amounts from their federal adjusted gross income (AGI) to calculate their taxable income in the state.

Taxpayers in the state of Maine can itemize deductions on their tax returns. However, the state limits the amount a taxpayer can itemize to $28,600 except medical expenses. Additionally, taxpayers in Maine can claim the standard deduction if it is higher in value than their total itemized deductions. The standard deduction in Maine is not the same as the federal standard deduction.

The Sales Tax Fairness and Property Tax Fairness credits are also available to low-income taxpayers. It allows those who qualify to get a credit for a portion of the amount they paid in sales tax and property tax or rent during the year.

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