What are Personal Property taxes?

Personal Property taxes are a surcharge only levied on properties which are not primary residences. They reflect the estimated value of the contents of the property, based on the assessed value of the property. They are also levied on businesses, based on the value of the business assets.

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1. What is the Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2023 (7/1/2022-6/30/2023)?
2. When are the Real Estate/Personal Property Tax bills mailed?
3. When are the Real Estate/Personal Property Taxes due?
4. Can I pay my Real Estate tax for the entire year at one time?
5. To whom should I make my check payable, and can I write one check for more than one tax bill?
6. Where should I mail payment if I am paying late?
7. Why is the payment coupon address in Medford, MA?
8. My Real Estate taxes are paid by my mortgage company, why am I getting the tax bill?
9. Do I need to send my Real Estate tax bill to my mortgage company?
10. I am the new owner of the property, why is the prior owners name still on the Real Estate bill?
11. What are Personal Property taxes?
12. What if I didn’t receive or misplaced my Real Estate/Personal Property Tax bill?
13. How can I change my mailing address?
14. I recently sold my property and am still receiving a Real Estate or Personal Property tax bill – why, and what should I do?
15. Is there a grace period on the Real Estate/Personal Property tax bills?
16. Do you accept postmarks for payment date receipt?
17. Can I make partial payments on Real Estate/Personal Property?
18. What are the interest rates for past due Real Estate/Personal Property bills?
19. I received a Real Estate/Personal Property Demand notice. Why?
20. My Real Estate taxes were delinquent, and my mortgage company paid them. Can they do this?
21. What is a CPA Tax?
22. I paid off my mortgage/equity, and need to release the lien on my property, where do I go to do this?
23. What are Real Estate Billing Steps?
24. What are Personal Property Billing Steps?