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Tax Payment History

You may search the City of Worcester Tax Payment database for Real Estate, Personal Property and Excise net tax payments per calendar year. Payment history is available for the past three (3) calendar years.

Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills are issued quarterly. Preliminary tax bills are issued in the fiscal first and second quarter and are billed on the basis of the prior year’s taxes divided by four. Actual tax bills are issued in the fiscal third and fourth quarter and are billed on the basis of the new total tax minus the preliminary tax amounts divided by two. The new total tax for the property is determined from the new assessment and new tax rate adopted, in December, by the Worcester City Council and certified by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. The City of Worcester fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th.

Excise tax is assessed annually, on a calendar year basis, at the rate of $25.00 per thousand. If a motor vehicle is registered after January 31, it is taxed for the period extending from the first day of the month in which it is registered to the end of the calendar year.

Failure to pay in full by the due date may result in additional interest and fees.

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