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Tax Information Support

On this page you are able to find information on tax programs, services, and available forms related to the City of Boston's Assessing Department.

Taxpayer Referral and Assistance Center

"TRAC" offers a "one-stop" service at City Hall for Boston taxpayers on tax-related matters.

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Payment in lieu of tax (PILOT) Program

Many of Boston’s major schools, hospitals, and cultural institutions make a voluntary contribution to the City each year in the form of cash and community programs that uniquely benefit the City’s residents.

Want to learn more?

Visit the PILOT homepage for more information. You can also view the Fiscal Year 2023 results through the link below:

PILOT Program website

Fiscal Year 2023 PILOT Results

Tax Agreements

The City has tax incentive programs to advance its economic development and housing goals. These programs include:

  • Chapter 121A
  • Chapter 121B
  • Tax Increment Financing, and
  • Special Tax Assessment.

We created a page to give you more information about these programs. You can also download active tax agreements with the City.

Tax Agreement Information

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