Appellate Tax Board (ATB)

The ATB hears and decides state and local tax appeals, including: property tax, individual income tax, corporate excise, sales and use tax, automobile excise, and water bills.

Notice: NEW Rules of Practice & Procedure effective 1/5/24

Effective January 5, 2024 The Appellate Tax Board's Rules of Practice and Procedure. See below. 

Appellate Tax Board Rules of Practice and Procedure

Appellate Tax Board's Filing Fee Schedule 

Notice: Hearings will now be recorded and copies of the digital file of the recording will be made available to requesting parties. See Appellate Tax Board Rule 1.29 for further details.

For a list of 2024 Court Approved Transcribers please use this link.

Appellate Tax Board Weekly Motion Session

Every Thursday at 10:00 am (unless otherwise noted) Chairman of the Board, Mark DeFrancisco will hear various Motions that have been filed with the Appellate Tax Board.

May 16, 2024 Motion List

Any Motion to Dismiss for the Late Payment of Real Estate Taxes must be accompanied by an Affidavit from the Treasurer/Tax Collector. Sample Affidavits are provided below. 

Sample Affidavit - Quarterly Tax Payments

Sample Affidavit - Semi-Annual Tax Payments

This Session is open for the public to join using the Zoom Link below. 

Please click here to join 

Contact Us


100 Cambridge St., Suite 200, Boston, MA 02114


Open M-F, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.


Fax (617) 727-6234

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