Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Abatements

The first commitment of calendar year 2024 excise tax bills has been issued.  Please keep in mind the following: 

Motor vehicle excise is taxed on a calendar year basis,  In other words the 2024 excise bills issued in commitment 1 cover January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024.  

If you have recently sold or traded a motor vehicle you will need to file for an  abatement with the assessing department.  An application for abatement may be found as an attachment below.

For information on how to cancel a registration, as well as other useful information regarding Massachusetts motor vehicle registrations and licensing please click here: