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Personal Tax Exemptions:
In October the Assessor’s office mailed out applications for fiscal year 2015 personal exemptions. Those eligible for this exemption include veterans with disabilities, low-income elderly, and the blind. Those taxpayers who have applied and qualified in prior years will automatically receive applications, which are due at the end of March 2015. If you would like to learn if you qualify, please click here or see the applications below for further details.
Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Abatements:
Did you know that you pay an excise tax on your vehicle each year for the entire calendar year? And if you transfer ownership of the vehicle and either cancel or transfer the plates to another car, you may be entitled to an abatement (refund) of the balance of the tax paid for the year through December? Also, active military personnel stationed in MA whose domicile is in another state are exempt from MA excise tax.
To learn more about your options, click here. And if you need an application to apply for the abatement, click here. Applications must be accompanied with the correct supporting documents to qualify for the tax abatement.
View your property card here: Vision Appraisal Technology
Vision Appraisal is a private company hired by the Town of Longmeadow to maintain virtual access to Assessors property records. View property information and print property cards.
View plot plans here: Longmeadow (GIS) Geographic Information System
Geographically referenced property information
The FY2015 tax rates
The Longmeadow Select Board voted for a split tax rate with a 10% shift of the tax burden
- Residential and Open Space tax rate: $23.62 per $1,000 of assessed value
- Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property tax rate: $26.13 per $1,000 of assessed value
- Historical tax rates
Contact the Assessor:
Or visit the office: Monday-Thursday between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:15-noon
Adobe PDF forms which can be filled in on the computer, printed and then returned to the Assessors’ Office located at 20 Williams Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106.
- Real and Personal Property Abatement Application
- Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement Application- Long Form
- Change of Address Form
- Tax Deferral 41A – Deferral of Real Estate Taxes for Qualified Elderly
- Personal Exemptions:
Further information from the assessor’s office:
- Real & Personal Property Abatement Information
- Personal Exemptions Information
- Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Information
- Change of Name or Address Requests
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information
Other forms and publications can be found at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue website.
If you have any questions on your valuation, assessment, abatements or exemptions, you should contact the Assessors’ Office at 565-4115.
For email access, send correspondence to Robert Leclair, Principal Assessor: