Division of Local Services (DLS)

Division of Local Services

DLS supports local officials in your community to achieve sound fiscal management through guidance, training and oversight.

Address

Boston Office (Main)
100 Cambridge Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02114
Springfield Office (Regional)
436 Dwight Street, Room 401, Springfield, MA 01103
Worcester Office (Regional)
Worcester Business Center, 67 Millbrook Street, Suite 300, Worcester, MA 01606

Phone

Boston Office Main (617)626-2300
DLS Law - Local Officials Only (617) 626-2400

Available M-F 9AM to 5PM

Springfield Office Main (413)452-3800
Worcester Office Main (508)792-7300

Online

DLS Municipal Databank databank@dor.state.ma.us
DLS Law Email-Local Officials Only dlslaw@dor.state.ma.us
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Who we serve

Supporting a Commonwealth of Communities

DLS supports local officials in your community to achieve sound and effective fiscal management through guidance, training and oversight.  Its bureaus are responsible for ensuring the fairness and equity of local property taxation, the accuracy and quality of local accounting and treasury management, interpreting state laws that affect local governance, distributing local aid, and maintaining a comprehensive databank on local finances.

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News

Municipal Finance Trend Dashboard 

1/22/2018 Division of Local Services

View trends in revenues and expenditures, municipal operating positions, demographic information, unfunded liabilities, property taxes, Proposition 2 ½ data, and debt for all cities and towns.

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