Exemption / Tax Deferral / Non Profit / Chapterlands Information

As a resident of Chatham, you may qualify for a tax exemption. An exemption releases an individual from having to pay a portion of their property tax.. Also, Massachusetts allows you to defer your taxes if you are 65 years or older and meet certain ownership, residency, and income / asset qualifications. Below are a few exemptions that we offer, please see the Assessors Office for a complete list of Exemptions as well as the complete list of the requirements for eligibility. 




Tax Relief for Property Owners

Did you know there are personal exemptions/deferrals to a property tax owners for which you as a homeowner may be eligible?


Exemptions for Disabled Veterans

Clause 22, 22A, 22B, 22C, 22D, 22E, 22F Brochure


Clause 22 Application Form



Exemptions for Blind Persons

Clause 37 Brochure


Clause 37 Application Form



Exemptions for Seniors

FY2018 Newsletter for 41C


Clause 41, 41B, 41C, 41D Brochure


Clause 41C 41D Application Form




CPA 44B Application Form





Chapterlands FAQ


Chapterlands Application Form


Non Profit:


Non Profit Brochure


Non Profit Application Form



Community Preservation Act 





Chapterland Information





Non Profit, Religious, Charitable Organizations


Form NameDescription

Clause 41A Brochure

Information on Property Tax Deferral                                                           
Clause 41A Application Form