What we do
Real Estate Tax
Personal Property Tax
Motor Vehicle Excise Tax
Any Tax related questions
Under “An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting From COVID-19,” Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, the town has adopted local options to extend due dates for real and personal property tax payments and applications for...
The online payment system has been updated to allow Real Estate and Personal Property online payments after the due date. Interest and fees will be calculated daily and will be reflected in your online balance. Payments made by other means will not be reflected in the...
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...
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.