See *//what about retirees, social security recipients and/or SSI
and the link to the Individual Maine State Tax form and the schedule PTFC
and the specific questions one has to answer--you don't need to do the
whole from -
only questions 1-13a on the Maine State Tax Form and follow the
prompts on the PTFC.
Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library
952 Main St.
Sanford, ME 04073
On 5/16/2022 4:16 PM, Julie Forbus wrote:
> Hello all,
> If you are like me, you are starting to field a lot of questions about
> the state checks that most of the residents of Maine are expecting to
> receive, specifically, questions from retired people and others who
> don't file income tax returns.
> Here's what I sent to the email provided for Somerset County on
> Here at Madison Public Library we are getting a lot of questions
> concerning the $850 state check that is being given to many Maine
> The website states that a Maine tax return must be filed, as well as
> another form that some people file to get the rent refund/tax fairness
> Here are our questions:
> What forms need to be filed? And do they need to be filled out
> Does proof of income need to be provided? If so, what counts as proof
> of income for people who don't get W-2s?
> Can this be completed online? If not, should the paperwork be sent to
> the same address provided on the tax form for people expecting a refund?
> Thank you in advance for the information. Retirees and other
> low-income individuals deserve to receive this benefit. I am simply
> trying to discern just how they go about doing so.
> I haven't heard back from them yet, and thought it was worth a try to
> see if anyone in library listservland has the answers to any of these
> You would think the process would be easier to figure out; I consider
> myself fairly well-versed in traversing the internet and I am stumped.
> Please reply off-list, and thanks,
> Madison Public