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The City of Boston provides a number of property tax assistance programs for qualified homeowners. They are: Personal Exemptions, Residential Exemption and Tax Deferral for elderly. This Pdf form will give more detailed and current tax information as well as necessary contact numbers.
When should taxpayers file their appeal? How much does it cost to file an appeal? What is the difference between the formal and informal procedures? How do taxpayers and assessors prove their cases? Do I need an attorney?
The Senior Property Tax Work-Off Program is a program that allows seniors to do volunteer work for their local governments in exchange for a reduction in their property taxes. This provides you with a list of cities and towns who offer a tax work-off program. Local programs set their own rules for the program using state guidelines.
This link will help the senior home owner understand property tax exemptions specific to them.
The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, provides Veterans and their families with this detailed information on property tax exemptions.
The Massachusetts department of Revenue and Mass. Association of Assessing Officers have created this document to explain the full process of assessing property taxes to the home owners and the general public.