Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements Application now available online!

Please fill out the online form and upload supporting documentation. Visit our Motor Vehicle Excise Page to learn more or contact us via phone or email.

Assessing Duties

The Assessing Department is responsible for determining the amount Eastham Town Sealof taxes assessed and levied on a variety of things.

Our office staff are here to help you with any questions regarding real estate and personal property assessments, exemptions and abatements, motor vehicle excise, and boat excise. 

In Massachusetts, governmental entities operate on a fiscal year basis. The fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on the following June 30. Property taxes for the fiscal year are assessed as of the January 1 before the year begins.

Taxes assessed for the fiscal year are a single liability or legal obligation, even though they are payable in two installments over the course of the fiscal year. 

Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2023

$7.24 per $1,000 of assessed value

Historical Tax Rates can be found here