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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.

For software developers: 2014 Property Assessments on Data.Boston



Search FY2015 Real Estate Assessments and 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

The deadline for filing a FY2015 Real Estate Property Tax Abatement Application was Monday, February 2, 2015. Applications for FY2016 will become available for download beginning Friday, January 1, 2016.

The deadline to file for a FY2015 Personal Exemption (Blind, Elderly, Surviving Spouse, Veteran) and/or Residential Exemption Application is Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Instructions for obtaining an online application for abatement, personal exemption, and/or residential exemption:

  1. Property owner must first enter identifying information such as parcel ID, last name, or street address in the search box above.
  2. Click on "Details" among the search results associated with the owner's property, which will bring the owner to a property summary screen.
  3. If eligible, the property owner will be presented a link to the abatement application, personal exemption application, and/or a residential exemption application in the section entitled "Abatements/Exemptions". Note: If a personal exemption and/or a residential exemption have already been granted for the given tax year then this will be noted in the "Abatements/Exemption" section.Applications for abatement, personal exemption, and/or residential exemption should be returned to the Assessing Department, Room 301, City Hall OR to the Taxpayer Referral & Assistance Center (TRAC), mezzanine level, City Hall by the appropriate deadline noted above.

Applications for abatement, personal exemption, and/or residential exemption should be returned to the Assessing Department, Room 301, City Hall OR to the Taxpayer Referral & Assistance Center (TRAC), mezzanine level, City Hall by 5:00pm on the due date.



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.

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