The Assessing Department is responsible for determining the amount of taxes assessed and levied on a variety of things.
Our office staff are here to help you with any questions regarding real estate and personal property assessments, exemptions and abatements, motor vehicle excise, and boat excise.
In Massachusetts, governmental entities operate on a fiscal year basis. The fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on the following June 30. Property taxes for the fiscal year are assessed as of the January 1 before the year begins.
Taxes assessed for the fiscal year are a single liability or legal obligation, even though they are payable in two installments over the course of the fiscal year.
Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2024
$7.01 per $1,000 of assessed value. Historical Tax Rates can be found here.