Veterans
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Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act

Introduction The Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 is a law that may allow many combat-injured veterans to claim a refund or credit from the IRS. This article is a brief summary of who may be eligible, and how to find help and more information.

Maine National Guard Education Assistance Program

Maine National Guard members may be eligible for full tuition at a state college or university. Learn about the requirements here.

Military Services Homepage

Current information for Maine Veterans about events around the state, changes in Togus open hours, and more.

Servicemembers and Veterans of any State Get Reduced Tution in Maine

In-state tuition rates for all servicemembers and veterans.

How to Apply for Veterans Compensation or Pension

There are many good online resources to help you file a VA benefits claim. We recommend, as one good resource, How to File a VA Claim for Disability Compensation at StatesideLegal.org.

Military Training Qualifying for a Professional License

Are you a veteran considering applying for a Maine Professional license?  Your military training may help! The Maine Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation will consider military training when reviewing applications.  This means you may not have to complete certain required training programs. 

Maine’s Service Members’ Civil Relief Act

There are two laws the protect service members who will have a hard time participating in a court or administrative proceeding because of their military duties. They are:

Maine Homestead Exemption for Veterans

General Maine Homestead Exemption

Maine Laws Supporting Military Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families

Introduction Many people with connections to the U.S. Military are unaware of current laws that are meant to help them cope with the sacrifices of military service.  Are you:

Benefits for Veterans and Their Families in State & Local Government Jobs

If You or Your Spouse Have Been in the Armed Services You May Get Special Benefits When Applying for a State Job Maine gives benefits to some former members of the armed services and their spouses. You can get these if you are a veteran, or if your spouse was a veteran and has passed away.