Our goal in the Collector's Office is to provide excellent customer service to taxpayers while protecting the interests of the town through diligent collection of all taxes due. The Treasury Department is committed to depositing, balancing and accounting for all town funds quickly and correctly, cooperating with all other town departments to effectively manage cash receipts and expenses. We strive to maintain a reputation of integrity and excellence in everything we do.
The Town of Westford 4th quarter Real Estate & Personal Property tax bills are due on May 1st.
Fiscal Year 2013 3rd & 4th quarter tax bills were mailed on Monday, December 31, 2012. Each tax bill mailing contains two bill stubs. One bill stub was for the bill due on February 1, 2013. The second stub is for the 4th Q bill due on May 1, 2013. There will not be a separate mailing for the May tax bill, you should already have it.
Questions about tax payments should be directed to the Tax Collector's office at 978/692-5506, questions about valuation or mailing address changes should be directed to the Assessor's office at 978/692-5504. The Collector?s office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Payments after hours may be placed in the drop box located at the back of town hall, across from the back entrance. Or can be mailed to: Tax Collector's Office, 55 Main Street, Westford, MA 01886.
Tax bill information can be viewed online any time. If you want to check the status of a payment or would like to see history, you can look up your bill on the town's website. Also, tax bills can be paid online until the due date. Some fees apply for online payments. See below for more information.
Please remember to keep your copy of the bill in a safe place for your income tax records. Thank you!
LOOKUP TAX BILL DETAILS
Westford's Real Estate Tax information is now available online. You can access tax information and payment history as follows:
Click on Pay/Lookup Bills
Click on Real Estate Tax Information
Enter the 11 digit Map and Parcel # (no spaces or dashes: ex. 01300900000)
The Map and Parcel number can be accessed online as follows:
Enter street address
MUNICIPAL LIEN CERTIFICATES
The fee for Municipal Lien Certificates (MLC) increased to $50.00 for residential properties and $100.00 for commercial/industrial properties.
The effective date of the increase is June 1, 2010.
Municipal Lien Certificates (MLC) is a legal document that lists taxes and assessments owed on a parcel. These documents are usually requested for the
preparation of a refinance or sale of a property for the protection of the property owner.
Obtaining a Certificate - The fee for each certificate is $50.00 for residential properties and $100.00 for commercial/industrial properties per parcel. Each request must include the map and parcel, owner's name, property description, identifying sale or refinance and a stamped self addressed envelope. Check payable to the Town of Westford and mailed to the Collector's Office.
(taxpayers - calendar year information)
FY2013 Tax Rate
Residential & Personal Property $16.13
Commercial & Industrial Property $16.38
Community Preservation Tax