Personal Exemptions

An exemption is a release from the obligation of having to pay taxes on all or part of a parcel of real property. Personal exemptions are a reduction in taxes due to a particular personal circumstance and qualifications set forth in the Massachusetts General Laws. The burden is on the applicant to show that he or she falls within the expressed terms of the exemption provision.

Exemption applications for Fiscal 2023 will be mailed to all previous participants in August, 2022.  The updated forms reflecting changes approved at Annual Town Meeting will be available on this site by the end of July.

Filing Deadline

The deadline to file for a personal exemption is April 1, 2023If we receive your application by November 15, 2022, the exemption will be split and shown as a credit on your 3rd and 4th quarter tax bills.

Exemption Period

Exemptions are granted for 1 year only. An application must be filed each year.