Finance: City Assessors

Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Rates

Residential – $12.83

Commercial – $24.73

 

The Assessing Office is managed by the Assistant Assessor and also the three member Board of Assessors.

This Office has as its primary duty the assignment of property value to all property owners in the City according to the requirements of Massachusetts General Laws.

• Establish the fair market value of all property (12,963 real estate parcels and 1,615 personal property accounts) in the City and notification of such value to all owners of such property as of January 1 of each year.

• Maintain records substantiating all assessments made

• Prepare and issue commitments for the collection of property taxes and motor vehicle and boat excises to the City Collector.

• Act on all abatement and exemption applications filed and represent the City in proceedings before the Appellate Tax Board.

• Review all building permits to determine impact on valuation of property.


Abatement Applications

 

Motor Vehicle Abatement

MVAbatementApp.pdf (201.96 KB)

Real Estate Abatement

2020-Abatement (240 KB)

Personal Property Abatement

PersonalPropertyAbatement (186 KB)

 

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CPA Information

 

CPA Exemption Guidelines

FY 21 BEVERLY CPA EXEMPTION GUIDELINES

CPA Exemption Application

CPA-Exemption-Application.pdf (158 KB)

 

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Exemptions and Tax Deferrals

 

Guides and Application for Real Estate Tax Exemptions

Guide for Blind Persons(PDF)

Guide for Qualifying Senior Citizens(PDF)

Guide for Qualifying Surviving Spouses, Minor Children and Elderly Persons(PDF)

Guide for Qualifying Veterans(PDF)

Application for Statutory Tax Exemption(PDF)

Guide and Application for Real Estate Tax Deferrals

Guide For Qualifying Persons(PDF)

Application for Property Tax Deferral(PDF)