Military Exemption From Vehicle Excise Tax


City of Portland is pleased to allow exemptions for annual excise tax on vehicles owned by residents who are serving on active duty in the Armed Forces and who are permanently stationed at a military or naval post, station or base outside of the State of Maine or who are deployed for military service for more than 180 days. To apply for the exemption, the resident must provide documentation by filling out The Active Duty Stationed in Maine Excise Tax Exemption Form. The Form can be found at Bureau of Motor Vehicle Web site or the link below.


To read the State law: