Real Estate and Personal Property Bills have been mailed.
They are due 2/3/2014.
2013 TAX REQUEST INFORMATION
NO INFORMATION WILL BE GIVEN OUT FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES UNTIL 2/7/2014.
YOU MUST REQUEST THE INFORMATION BY COMPLETING A REQUEST FOR TAX INFORMATION FORM, AND FORWARDING TO THE TOWN TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE:
Town of Hopedale
Attn: Treasurer/Tax Collector
PO Box 7
Hopedale, MA 01747
CLICK BELOW FOR FORM:
To receive hard copies of this information there will be a charge of $2.00. Please forward a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Allow 10-days for us to mail the information to you.
Responsibilities of the Treasurer/Town Collector:
The Collector's Office is responsible for the collection of all bills issued by the Town. (Motor Vehicle Excise, Personal Property, Real Estate and Water/Sewer. We are also responsible for collection of monies from other town departments. If you are mailing your payment it must be received in the Collector's Office by the due date. Postage Dates are Not Accepted. Late payments will accrue interest and late fees.
PLEASE NOTE: Any checks generated by your bank’s online bill pay service can take anywhere from 7-10 business days to be received in the Collector’s Office so please plan accordingly. Also, to help process your payment correctly you MUST include the TAX YEAR, BILL NUMBER and what the origin of the payment is for. Failure to include this information may put your payment at risk of further FEES and INTEREST.
UPDATE: As of 2011 the lockbox was changed to: Town of Hopedale, Lockbox Payment, PO Box 397, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Please make changes where necessary.
Bad check fee - $25.00 per check or 1-1/2% of the face value of said check whichever is higher. Legal fees received in the collection of Tax Title Cost.
Municipal Lien Certificates - MLC's are processed in this office for a fee of $50.00.
Demand Fee - $15.00.