Board of Assessors

The Board of Assessors is responsible for the administration of a wide range of state laws pertaining to ad valorem taxation.

Certain duties are performed on an annual basis, including:

  • Valuation of all real estate and personal property
  • Administration of the Massachusetts state motor vehicle excise tax
  • Information pertaining to all residential, commercial / industrial and personal property is maintained and updated

Upon completion of the Annual and Special Town Meetings, and receipt warrants from county and state funding sources, the financial information is processed in preparation for the setting of the tax rate by the Select Board and the Board of Assessors at the annual classification hearing.

Any questions regarding auto excise abatement, tax abatements and exemptions for Veterans and seniors may be submitted to the following email address: - Tax Abatement - Excise Tax - Exemptions - Personal Property