The Assessing Online application brings direct access for taxpayers, homeowners, real estate and legal professionals as well as business owners to property parcel data including assessed value, location, ownership and tax information for each piece of property in the city.
The information assists homeowners directly in their ownership responsibilities by providing the current value and tax status of their property. Professional real estate, business and legal entities access and draw upon Boston property parcel data to support and enhance their specific business operations. The GIS data appended to this application provides valuable graphical contexts for researchers, analysts and other professionals interested in demographical patterns, property usage and development.
Search FY2016 Real Estate Assessments and FY2017 Preliminary Taxes
examples: 1 City Hall Sq | 0504203000 | KENNEDY JOHN | 352R Blue Hill Ave Apt # 3
How to Obtain an Online Application for Abatement and/or Exemption
Applications for FY2017 Real Estate Property Tax Abatements, Personal Exemptions (Blind, Elderly, Surviving Spouse, Veteran) and/or Residential Exemptions are not yet available online. Applications will become available for download on Sunday, January 1, 2017. The due date for Abatement applications is Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The due date for Exemption applications is Monday, April 3, 2017, with the exception of the National Guard exemption, which is due Friday, March 31, 2017, three (3) months after the actual (not preliminary) tax bills are mailed.
Property Sales Data
To research deeds, land sales, and transactions search the Suffolk Registry of Deeds. Sales analysis and reports are also periodically published by the Department of Neighborhood Development and the BRA, typically as a part of demographic or Real Estate Trends summaries.