First round of $104 checks to be mailed to Mainers who qualified for Homestead Exemption

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) More than 300,000 Maine property owners will get checks from the state this winter starting this week.

It's tax relief adding $104 for those who qualified for the Homestead Exemption.

The state treasurer is required to provide money to Mainers when the property tax relief fund reaches a certain amount, but only when it can provide payments of no less than $100.

You can follow the state treasurer's Facebook page to stay up to date on the process of the mailings.