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City Hall offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday

Tax Collector


Laura E. Wilson
Tax Collector

City Hall
Room 13
Monday - Friday:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

We are open to the public.

The Collector of Taxes is responsible for the collecting of the city's real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle excise taxes. All necessary steps required by Massachusetts General Law will be taken to collect on all past due accounts.

Our office is committed to serving our customers. We extend professional and courteous customer service to the members of our community. We will answer all inquiries to the best of our ability and provide up to date information.

All transactions are posted, recorded and deposited daily. Along with the collection of taxes, our office handles the issuance of municipal lien certificates and parking ticket payments and hearing requests.


Pay Online:

This year's excise and all real estate and personal property taxes, click: pay current bills
Old excise and parking tickets, click: Kelley&Ryan

Please note there is a fee for paying with a debit/credit card online or in person.

Credit Card Fee Schedule (includes online payment)

Visa/Mastercard/American Express/Discover Credit Cards

ONLINE Processing fee (credit)  minimum $1.00 or 2.95%
ONLINE Processing fee (eChecks)  NO FEE
IN PERSON Processing Fee (Debit)  $1.50
IN PERSON Processing Fee (Credit)  minimum $1.50 or 2.49%
Kelley & Ryan Processing Fee (Credit) minimum $3 or 3.2%
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