Taxpayer Forms and Guides

Forms used by taxpayers to be filed with the local board of assessors and guides for taxpayers seeking property tax exemptions.

The Commissioner of Revenue is responsible for issuing certain forms used by taxpayers to apply for local tax abatements and exemptions and file property returns.

  • real and personal property tax abatements
  • motor vehicle excise abatements
  • boat excise abatements
  • forest, farm and recreational land classification
  • property tax exemptions or deferrals (individuals, organizations and small businesses)
  • charitable property returns
  • taxable personal property returns

Taxpayer Guides to Real Estate Tax Exemptions in Massachusetts

Guides for:

for real estate tax deferrals:

 

Taxpayer Applications

Abatements

Applications to be completed and submitted to local board of assessors for abatement.  

Classified Land

Applications to be completed and submitted to local boards of assessors to classify forest, farm and recreational land

Exemptions and Deferrals

Applications to be completed and submitted to local board of assessors for property tax exemptions or deferrals:

Charitable organizations (Form 1-B-3)

Small commercial exemption (Form 128-5I)

Property Returns

Returns to be completed and submitted to local board of assessors to list taxable personal property.

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