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Final 2020 Equalized Valuations (EQV) 

1/20/2021 Division of Local Services


DLS introduces new Municipal Finance Snapshot Dashboard 

1/19/2021 Division of Local Services

Visit the new Municipal Finance Snapshot Dashboard to explore municipal finance data in a new, easy-to-use way!


Events Calendar added to DLS website 

11/27/2020 Division of Local Services

Our new Events Calendar lists events of interest to municipal officials


2020 Municipal Law Seminar Goes Virtual 

10/15/2020 Division of Local Services

Bureau of Municipal Finance Law is pleased to present our annual “What’s New” in recent legislation and court decisions in a virtual format.


FY2021 Telephone and Pipeline company values released 

6/12/2020 Division of Local Services

Pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 59, Sections 38A and 39, Fiscal 2021 Telephone and Pipeline company valuations and new growth values have been released by the Commissioner of Revenue.


Proposed 2020 Equalized Valuations (EQVs) 

5/29/2020 Division of Local Services

The Bureau of Local Assessment has completed the 2020 proposed Equalized Valuation (EQV) Program, representing the full and fair cash value of all taxable property for each municipality as of January 1, 2020.


Regulating and Insuring Short-term Rentals FAQs 

5/03/2019 Division of Local Services


FY2019 Centrally Valued Utilities - Telephones and Pipelines Values Released 

6/13/2018 Division of Local Services

Bureau of Local Assessment releases FY2019 assessed values and new growth for centrally valued telephone and pipelines companies.