The Assessors Office is responsible for the valuation of all the Town’s Real and Personal property in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The real estate values are based on the “full and fair cash value” of the market as of January 1st of each year. The Assessors analyze actual market sales of each property from the previous calendar year.
The Assessors office also reviews all recorded deeds and plan’s through Middlesex North Registry of Deeds. The Assessors office also reviews all building permits that have been issued by the Inspectional Services department.
The Town of Dracut has its property assessment data online for public access. You can access the property data via the Assessors online data base along with the latest digital mapping technology (GIS).
The Assessors office also provides statutory exemptions, real estate abatements, motor vehicle and boat excise tax abatements.
Important Dates to Remember
Tax payments for real estate and personal property are due on the following dates:
Applications for statutory exemptions must be filed with the Board of Assessors within three months from the mailing of the first actual tax bill (bill due February 1st). Any application filed after this three-month period will be denied as late filing.
Applications for abatement of property taxes must be filed with the Board of Assessors by February 1st of the fiscal year for which the application applies. Any application filed after this date will be denied as a late filing.