What we do
Real Estate Tax
Personal Property Tax
Motor Vehicle Excise Tax
Any Tax related questions
This is to remind you that FY2019 3rd Quarter Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are now due and payable. The due date for the 3rd quarter bills is February 1, 2019. Payments received after that date will be charged interest and fees. If you have questions...read more
The 1st and 2nd quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills were mailed out on June 30. This is to remind you that FY2019 1st Quarter Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are now due and payable. The due date for the 1st...read more
The 1st and 2nd quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills were mailed out June 30. The due date for the 1st quarter bills is August 1, 2018. The 2nd quarter bills are due November 1, 2018. Payments received after these dates will...read more
Tax Collector FAQs
The valuation is incorrect on my Real Estate or Personal Property bill. What do I do?
The Assessors’ Office is responsible for setting the Real Estate and Personal Property tax rate, determining the valuation for each property and how much tax is assessed. If you have questions about the content or valuation of your Real Estate or Personal Property bill you need to contact the Assessors’ Office.
Address: 24 S. Main Street, New Salem, MA 01355
Hours: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 7PM - 9PM; Wednesdays 9AM - 12PM
I need an abatement. What do I do?
Abatement forms are available on the Assessors' page and should be submitted directly to them. If appropriate they will issue an abatement and send a copy of the abatement notice directly to you. They will also send a copy of the abatement notice to the Tax Collector’s office to apply to your bill.
Our Mission Statement
To further the mission of the Finance Department and the Town of New Salem through the timely billing, collecting, recording, posting and depositing of all taxes committed to the office by the Assessors.
The Collector is committed to provide prompt and courteous service to individuals or organizations seeking information or assistance.