Deadline to file for real estate tax abatement is February 1 for Massachusetts homowners Reply

If you wish to dispute the valuation of your home, the deadline to file for an abatement is February 1.  If you are eligible for a tax exemption, you should apply for it within 3 months of receipt of your tax bill.

If you wish to dispute the valuation of your home, the deadline to file for an abatement is February 1. If you are eligible for a tax exemption, you should apply for it within 3 months of receipt of your tax bill.

If you think that your real estate taxes are too high based on an error in how your home is assessed, you can file for a request to have your taxes reduced.    The deadline to file for a real estate tax abatement is  February 1, 2014, which is this coming Saturday.  Therefore, one should get their application in by Friday.  However, one might also want to check with their town assessor’s office to see if they will accept abatement applications on the following Monday.

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