Senior Tax Work-Off Program

The Senior Citizen Tax Work-Off Program is open to senior citizens (60 years of age and older) who own property in an pay real estate taxes to the Town of Shrewsbury. The program participant’s name must appear on the property deed. Participants must complete a minimum of 68.2 hours of service in the program year, which runs from March 1st to October 31st.

A $750 property tax credit will be applied to the participant’s real estate tax bill in the following fiscal year, not current year’s property tax bill. Tax Work-Off Program Information

Senior Tax Work-Off Positions Available

Department Public Works

Customer Service Representative-  The Town of Shrewsbury seeks a friendly and organized senior to join the Public Works team as a Customer Service Representative. This senior is responsible for customer service for the department, providing information and assistance to contractors, developers, lawyers, and residents in person, through e-mail, and by telephone. The Customer Service Representative will maintain record of customer interaction, transactions, comments, and complaints by logging the information into a Customer Relation Management system and passing along the information to the appropriate parties.


Council on Aging

Bilingual Assistant- assist with translating many of our resources, flyers, newsletters and other material into other languages to better reach our local seniors.

Program Coordinator- assist in researching and contacting potential certified instructors and entertainers to provide entertainment, intercommunication, exercise, and relaxation to all Senior Center participants.

Grant Writer- assist with searching for, researching and writing grant proposals for the Shrewsbury Council on Aging. The Grant Writer will write coherent, organized and compelling proposals to increase Shrewsbury Council on Aging funding sources. 

Program Information

Other Tax Credit Programs

Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit