Who is assessed a Personal Property?

There are two types of personal property, secondary homeowners and business owners. Personal property is assessed and taxed by the Town where the property or business is situated on the January 1st assessment date as well as to the record owner of the property as of January 1.

Individuals are entitled to an exemption for household furniture and effects at their place of domicile. The tax is assessed upon non-real estate, tangible assets, such as; furniture & fixtures, machinery & equipment, goods and materials, and other chattels not part of real estate. Proof of residency: voter registration, driver's license, census, IRS Forms, etc.

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1. I just purchased property, why is my name not on the tax bill?
2. Who is assessed a Personal Property?
3. How did you arrive at the value on the property?
4. When can I file for an abatement?
5. What is the tax used for?