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File your 38D Property Tax Return, Form H

File your 38D Property Tax Return, Form H

If you own a hotel, motel,or a bed and breakfast in Boston, you need to file a 38D Property Tax Return, Form H.

Last updated: 3/27/17

Before you get started online

We mail notice letters on February 8. This letter will give you instructions on how to fill out the 38D Property Tax Return, Form H for hotels. motels, and bed and breakfasts.

You must file your return within 60 days of the mailing date on the notice.


Download and complete the Excel form

Download the Tax Return form

The 38D Property Tax Return, Form H is an Excel Workbook. When you open the spreadsheet in Excel, you must click “Enable Editing” at the top of your screen.

We have more detailed instructions on the first page of the Excel form about how to fill it out.


Submit the form online

Please complete our online form. You'll need to attach your completed Excel spreadsheet, along with any other documents we may need.

Need to Know:

To make sure we are efficient and accurate, we require you to download the Excel spreadsheet, complete it, then submit your return online.

If you can't file online, please contact us to receive a paper copy of the return.

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