The Board of Assessors is comprised of three members, one elected annually for a three year term. They assess real estate and personal property as of January 1st of each year, deliver the tax list and warrant to the Collector of Taxes for collection, and keep records of all abatements and exemptions of taxes and the names of the persons taxed. Motor vehicle excise taxes, as set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, are received, corrected by the Assessors,and committed to the Collector of Taxes for collection. The office of the Assessors is located at the Town Office Building.
The rate for Motor Vehicle Excise Tax is $25.00 per thousand and the value is based on the original MSRP of the vehicle when the vehicle was new.
Deadline for Real Estate / Personal Property abatements is February 1
Qualifying date for any exemption - Senior Over 70, Surviving Spouse, Blind and Veterans is July 1. Deadline to return the exemption application for each year is December 15.
|Linda Greaves||Administrative Assessor|