Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement Application

    Filing of this application does not stay collection of this tax. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. When applying for an adjustment it is the applicant’s responsibility to contact us for a new amount. A new bill will not be issued. Refunds will be issued for over payments.

    Please Note: No excise may be reduced to less than $5.00. No abatement for less than $5.00 will be granted and no refund of less than $5.00 will be made.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Assessor's Office at 978-640-4330.


    Please note, if you do not see the bill year you would like us to adjust, you need to contact the Assessor's Office at 978-640-4330 to find out if you are eligible to apply for an abatement.

    Subscribed to under penalties of perjury (signature of person billed)

    You will recieve an email notification once your abatement application is processed.

    Please be advised that a new bill will not be issued if there is a balance due. You should contact the Collector's Office five business days after all required documents have been submitted for the new amount due.

    If you are due a refund, you will receive your refund 4-6 weeks after submitting all the required documents. If the documents submitted are not sufficient, someone from the Assessor's Office will contact you by email.