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No, the application for abatement must be filed by the leasing company.  It is the responsibility of the registered owner to file.  If you wish to initiate an abatement please get in contact with your leasing company.

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No! The tax billing year begins July 1st, and ends June 30th. The 1st two quarterly bills are issued on or about July 1st and are due and payable in two installments, The 1st installment is … More

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The assessed value is a reflection of the real estate market as of a fixed point in time each year. Assessors in the state of Massachusetts are obliged to track property sales and to update … More

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Request a copy of your property record card from the Assessors Office. The card will show the data relating to the assessment of the property. If the description on the record card is accurate, yet … More

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By state mandate every property in the state of Massachusetts has to be inspected by a representative of the local Assessors Department at least every ten years. Our property inspections are ongoing, and are systematically … More

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The following example may help you to determine the annual excise on a new or used car. In our example we are assuming a brand new vehicle. Our new vehicle is a model year 2011 … More

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Most likely not! Valuations for excise tax purposes are not based on individual purchase prices. Excise valuations are based on specific, predetermined percentages of the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (M.S.R.P.). The M.S.R.P. is reported in … More

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First and foremost, notify the Registry of Motor Vehicles, as soon as you move http://www.mass.gov/rmv/  and effectuate your change of address. Excise in Massachusetts is not prorated based on moving from one town to another. You … More

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Yes, but you may be entitled to a partial refund. The process for applying for a refund is as follows: To qualify for an abatement you must have either cancelled the license plates or transferred … More

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The bill should in most cases be paid as issued. Once you have re-registered your vehicle in the new state and cancelled your Mass. registration http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/rmv/  you should apply for an abatement with our Office, … More

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New construction is assessed each year based on the percentage of completion as of June 30th. However, the preliminary bills are based on the previous years total tax, which in many cases is just for … More

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