Money, Taxes, & Debt
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Get a Refund on Your Property Taxes or Rent

Tax credits for people with low incomes who own their own homes or pay rent.
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Alternatives to Pension Loans

What to watch out for if you are offered a "pension loan" or "pension advancement."
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Can I Get Rid of a Lien on my Car or Truck?

Introduction Sometimes a creditor who successfully sues you on a debt will place a lien on your vehicle to "secure the judgment."  They do this by filing a document with the Maine Secretary of State's office where vehicle registrations are recorded.
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Debt collectors are calling me. What can I do?

We have drafted three form letters to help you respond to debt collectors.  These letters will not fit all situations, but they address some of the most common issues.
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Pre-Paid Debit Cards: Are They a Good Deal?

As with all commercial products, buyer beware! Pre-paid debit cards are often viewed as convenient alternatives to cash and expensive checking accounts. While there may be many advantages to these cards, there are also many disadvantages a consumer should consider.
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Can a Creditor Put a Lien on My House in Maine?

Yes. A person or company you owe money to can put a lien on a home that you own. But there may be something you can do about it. Maine law has some protections for homeowners in this situation.
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Can a Creditor Put a Lien on My House?

Yes. But there may be something you can do about it. Maine law has some protections for homeowners in this situation.
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Common Defenses in Small Claims Cases (Third Party Collections)

You have been sued in small claims court. The company suing you says that you did not pay a debt, like a credit card debt. But, this is not the company who sold you the credit card (or who loaned you the money).
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Free and Low Cost Phone Services

Introduction  This page covers free and low-cost phone services available to Mainers. We know there are many new low or no cost ways of communicating, but we are just trying to cover the basics.   

Income Guidelines for the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

Yearly income guidelines for PTLA's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.