Assessor's Office

Announcement

The Assessor’s Office is now accepting Fiscal Year 2022 Exemption Applications.  Please note that, at the 2021 Annual Town Meeting, the Town voted to increase the exemption amount granted for the 41C exemption to $1000.00 beginning in Fiscal Year 2022.  For more information on the 41C and all other exemptions offered, please click here.

Applications are available online (click here) or a hard copy can be picked up in the Assessor’s Office located at 11 Town Hall Avenue.  If you prefer, we can mail an application to you.  To request an application by mail, please call 978-640-4330.

Applications were mailed to applicants who received an exemption for Fiscal Year 2021 on July 2, 2021. 

Mission Statement

The Assessor's Office is committed to serving the citizens of Tewksbury by fairly and equitably assessing property, setting the levies based on those values, administering tax relief programs, as well as maintaining all property tax related records, and ensuring public access to those records.  It is also our commitment to accomplish these mandated responsibilities in a courteous, efficient and clear manner.

Overview of the Assessor’s Office

The Assessor’s Department operates under the authority of the Department of Revenue.  It has a full-time Chief Assessor, an office staff and a board that includes the Chief Assessor and two appointed members that serve on a part-time basis.  The Board of Assessors is responsible for administering Massachusetts property tax laws equitably by estimating the fair market value of all real and personal property in Tewksbury.  The office is responsible for adhering to strict certification requirements of the Department of Revenue. 

Real Estate Taxes

The Board of Assessors is responsible for the calculation of the annual tax rate necessary to raise the tax dollars, in accordance with Proposition 2 ½, to fund the Town’s annual operating budget.  Rates are expressed in per thousand dollars of assessed value.

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joanne Foley MAA Chairman (978) 640-4330
Barbara A. Flanagan
Susan Moore