(from the December 2009 Maine Townsman)
JANUARY 1 — New Year’s Day – A legal holiday. (4 M.R.S.A. §1051)
ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 15 — Monthly/Quarterly expenditure statement and claim for General Assistance reimbursement to be sent to Department of Human Services, General Assistance Unit, 11 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0011 [22 MRSA §4311].
JANUARY 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - a legal holiday (4 MRSA §1051).
BY JANUARY 20 — Treasurer of State to send notice to chief municipal officer of maximum interest rate which can be charged on delinquent taxes (36 M.R.S.A. §505).
JANUARY 31 — Deadline to submit quarterly withholding taxes to State Tax Assessor(36 MRSA § 5253).
DURING JANUARY — In towns with a March annual meeting, selectmen should begin preparing the town meeting warrant and town report. Obtain reports from all departments: schools, roads, etc. Arrange to have annual audit made before town meeting.