(Sticky Post) Published December 29, 2017 | Finance Department | Automatically Archived on 1/5/2018

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Fiscal year 3rd and 4th quarter real estate tax bills will be mailed on December 29, 2017, however, if you would like to pay in calendar year 2017 (year-end December 31, 2017) you have the following options:

  • Payments can be made on-line by going to or and clicking on “Payments” at the top of the screen.  Online payments made by midnight on December 31, 2017 will be credited as paid in calendar year 2017.
  • You can stop by our first floor office in the Flynn Building (the white building in front of the Peter Noyes School) at 278 Old Sudbury Road.  Handicap access is available via an outside ramp and inside elevator at the North end of the building.  Our regular office hours are 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday; 8:30 am – 7:00 pm Tuesday; 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Friday.  Friday December 29, 2017 is the last day that payments will be credited as calendar year 2017 (office closes at 12:30 pm). 
  • If you’ve received your tax bill, you can also drop off your payment from the convenience of your car using the drop-off box outside the Flynn Building (No Cash); if doing so, please enclose your payment in an envelope along with the Collector’s copy of your tax bill so we can properly credit your account. Drop-off box payments made by midnight on December 31, 2017 will be credited as paid in calendar year 2017.

If you need your FY18 real estate tax bill balance or have additional questions, please contact the Treasurer’s Office at (978) 639-3376 or stop by our office in the Flynn Building, and we will be happy to assist you. 

From the Assessing Department:
The Fiscal Year 2018 Statutory Exemption Application cycle is underway. We are accepting applications for M.G.L. c. 59, § 5 exemptions through April 1, 2018. The following categories are among those conferred under M.G.L. c. 59, § 5 clauses 17-43: Disabled Veterans, Surviving Spouses with limited assets, Blind Citizens and income and asset constrained Senior Citizens. In addition, applications for the Community Preservation Surcharge Exemption Program are currently available for moderate-income seniors and low-income non-seniors.

We encourage you to get in touch with the Assessing Department for further information on any of the programs. 978-639-3395 or 978-639-3393 Please visit our website: for application material and brochures.

Information from the IRS can be found in the following advisory:
IRS Advisory: Prepaid Real Property Taxes May Be Deductible in 2017 if Assessed and Paid in 2017 (12/27/2017)