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The primary responsibility of the assessor’s office is the valuation of all real estate and personal property in the Town of Westminster. Under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 59, Section 38, the Board of Assessors must assess all property, real and personal, at full and fair cash value. These values are used as the basis of the local property tax. The office also administers all real estate tax exemptions, real estate tax abatements and excise tax abatements.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition, the Assessing Department must administer the processing of motor vehicle excise tax bills, which are generated from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. We review applications for exemptions, 3ABC, Forms of List and Veterans applications.
The Assessors Office is the prime source of information regarding title and valuation of all Real and Personal Property accounts for the Town. We are committed to providing timely, accurate and courteous service to all the Citizens of Westminster.
FY 2018 TAX RATE IS $18.55 PER THOUSAND
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