Real Estate Tax Exemptions

The following is a summary of the various real estate exemption programs and the basic qualification requirements.

Clause Description Amount of Abatement
17D 70 years or older, or surviving spouse, and occupied domicile for 5 years with moderate financial means. $175
41C 65 years or older as of July 1, and occupied domicile for 5 years with limited financial means.  $1,000
22 Veterans with war connected disability $400
22E Veterans 100% disabled $1,000
37 A blind person $500.00
18 Person unable to pay taxes due to age, infirmity and poverty variable


The above provides very basic qualification requirements. For more detailed information and to obtain the necessary applications, please contact the Board of Assessors.

Web Site: www.state.ma.us/sec/cis/cisptx/ptxidx.htm

Appears in: Board of Assessors FAQs

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