Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Abatements

    • What will happen if my application for an abatement is denied?

    • What will happen if my application for an abatement is approved?

    • When should I expect a response to my abatement request?

    • If I file an abatement, do I still need to pay my taxes?

    • What is the deadline to file an abatement?

  • Assessments

    • What are assessments based on?

    • What is the assessment date?

    • What if I disagree with the assessed value of my property?

  • Excise Tax

    • Why did I get two excise tax bills in the same year?

    • My excise tax bill is the same as last year. Why didn’t it go down?

    • My daughter is in the armed forces. Does she have to pay her excise tax?

    • The Registry of Motor Vehicles says I can’t renew my license/registration because of an unpaid excise. How do I clear that up?

    • The excise valuation on my car/motorcycle went up. How is that possible?

    • Why do you charge so much interest on late payments?

    • Where can I find more information on motor vehicle excise taxes?

  • Personal Property Tax

    • What if I disagree with the assessed value of my property?

    • What is personal property tax?

    • Why do you charge so much interest on late payments?