Tax Collectors Information:
Be sure to keep your mailing address updated for both real estate and personal property with the Town Assessor. You may update your mailing address by calling 508-693-3554, ext. 201 or emailing the Town Assessor.
Changes to mailing addresses for Motor Vehicle Excise bills are done with the Registry of Motor Vehicles by calling 617-351-9580 or completed online. Boat Excise registration or cancellations can be done online as well.
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.
taxes paid for 2017 are alphabetically listed and you must compute all payments for total amount paid.
The Treasurer/Collectors Office is responsible for the efficient and timely billing and collection of all monies due the Town including:
- Real Estate Tax
- Excise Motor Vehicle Tax
- Personal Property Tax
- Boat Excise
- Mooring Fees
The Treasurer's Office is responsible for the receipt of all Town monies and investments, all Tax Titles accounts, the administration of Town Meeting authorized debt, and the timely payment of all bills and payrolls of the Town.
The Treasurer/Collectors Office will provide taxpayers and town employees with professional and courteous customer service. We will answer all inquires in a timely manner. We will continue to persevere to treat all Taxpayers with equity and take all necessary steps, allowable by law to collect on all past due accounts.