• Interest Rate Schedules

    Pursuant to section 37 of chapter 79, and section 6I of chapter 231, of the General Laws, the Secretary of Administration and Finance is required to maintain a schedule of interest rates applicable in certain types of legal actions. These statutory rates are based on the weekly average one-year constant maturity treasury yield, as published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

    The current and historical interest rates are available below.

    Current rates:  https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/H15/default.htm

    Historical rates:  https://www.federalreserve.gov/datadownload/Choose.aspx?rel=H15

  • Administrative Appeals Process

    Information on the types of administrative appeals, how to file an appeal, the rules of procedure for your hearing and more.
  • Civil Service Appeals Process

    Information about how to file your Civil Service appeal, the fees involved, what to expect during the hearing process and more.
  • Tax Appeals Process

    Information and instructions for residents seeking to appeal decisions related to their real estate tax assessment or specific state taxes and excises.
  • Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA)

    The Bureau of Special Education Appeals ("BSEA") conducts mediations, advisory opinions and hearings to resolve disputes among parents, school districts, private schools and state agencies concerning eligibility, evaluation, placement, individualized education programs (IEPs), special education services and procedural protections for students with disabilities.

  • Decisions

    Contains preliminary and final decisions on appeals heard by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the Division of Administrative Law Appeals (DALA), and other independent and quasi-independent agencies.
  • Oversight Agencies

    These entities are responsible for providing an impartial venue for individuals who wish to appeal the decisions of certain state or municipal agencies.