Finance Department

Tel: (207)469-7368
Fax: (207)469-7369
Physical Address: 50 Main St. Bucksport, ME 04416
Mailing Address: PO Drawer X
                              Bucksport, ME 04416

Office_StaffThe Finance Department is responsible for the custody, collection, disbursement and investment of Town funds in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, town policies and procedures and applicable state law. Responsibilities also include the collection of all Town revenues and disbursement of all monies, while maintaining fiscal control over all expenditures to ensure budget appropriations are not exceeded. In addition, the department is required to produce monthly and annual financial reports and analyses regarding the Town's financial status, as required by the Town Manager, Town Council or external auditors. 

Motor Vehicle Information:
Below, we have a generic, sample Bill of Sale that can be filled out and brought into the Town Office whenever you're buying or selling a vehicle...

Bill of Sale (PDF)

Vendor Information:  Accounts payable warrants are prepared on a weekly basis on Fridays, with checks generally mailed the following Monday. Vendor payment terms are adhered to whenever possible. All questions regarding the payment status of an invoice or statement should be directed to the Accounts Payable Clerk at (207) 469-7368.

Vendors seeking to do business with the Town of Bucksport:  As required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Town of Bucksport reports the income that it pays to vendors on a calendar year basis. Below, please find a copy of the W-9 form required by the IRS for this purpose. You are required to fill out this form and return it to us so we may process payment for you.

It is important that you check off the tax filing status of your company (Individual/Sole Proprietor, Corporation, Partnership or Other). If you are filing as an individual, we must have the social security number of the person who is filing (in the example of Joe Smith, d/b/a Joe Smith, the social security number of Joe Smith is required). If you have an FID number, we need the company name. You may fax the W-9 form to (207) 469-7369, ATT: Accounts Payable or mail it to the office at:
Bucksport Accounts Payable
P.O. Drawer X
Bucksport, ME  04416.
If you have any questions, please call (207) 469-7368.

Real Estate / Personal Property Taxes:  The Town of Bucksport real estate and personal property taxes are billed semi-annually and are due August 31st and March 31st. Payments must be received on or before the due date (post marks will be considered) in order to avoid interest charges. Interest will be accrued from the due date at the maximum statutory rate.

Sewer User Fees:  The Town of Bucksport sewer use fees are billed quarterly and are due January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st. Payments must be received on or before the next due date in order to avoid interest charges. Interest will start accruing one quarter from the due date.

NOTICE - Foreclosure: Pursuant to 36 M.R.S.A., if sewer use fees, together with interest and costs, have not been paid within 18 months after the filing of a lien certificate, then the lien automatically forecloses WITHOUT NOTICE and property title automatically transfers to the Town. If a taxpayer wishes to regain the title to the property, he or she must buy it back from the Town in an amount equal to the total delinquent sewer use fees, interest and costs.

Related Links and Documents:

Click on the photos below to email a member of our Finance Department...

Ann Holmes
Deputy Tax Collector

Jackie Hunt
EMS Billing / Motor Vehicle Agent / Deputy Clerk

Rachel Wilson
Deputy Treasurer, Human Resources, Payroll & Accounts Payable