What is the tax levy?

The property tax levy is the revenue a community can raise through real and personal property taxes. In Massachusetts, municipal revenues support local spending for schools, public safety and other public services, approved at Town Meeting. Revenue is raised through the property tax levy, state aid, local receipts and other sources. The property tax levy is the largest source of revenue for most cities and towns.

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1. What is the tax levy?
2. I sold / disposed of or totaled my car what do I need to file for an abatement?
3. I disposed of a leased vehicle can I apply for an abatement?
4. How is your assessment determined?
5. How can the tax levy be increased?