Tax bills will show the current owners as of January 1. New tax bills are mailed in care of new owners if a deed has been recorded and new owners contact the Town Assessor prior to mailing of bills. See MGL Chapter 59, Section 11.
Personal Property Taxes
When a property is sold mid-year, personal property bills are paid for the full assessed year by the owner as of assessment date January 1st of the same tax year.
If you are a resident of Oak Bluffs, you are exempt from personal property taxes.