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Taxation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Assessing Department correspondence

 Series — Volumes 1-5
Identifier: 2100.003
Scope and Contents

Incoming and outgoing correspondence of the Assessing Department. Includes mayoral circulars.

Dates: 1894-1910 with gaps

Board of Assessors proceedings

 Series
Identifier: 2100.001
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Board of Assessors which record the actions of the Board relating to abatements, exemptions, legal questions, the appointment of assessors, etc. Volumes for 1901-1956 are indexed. The volume for 1928-1929 is missing.

Dates: 1837-1956 with gaps

Commitments

 Series
Identifier: 2410.001
Scope and Contents

Records documenting the collection of taxes for real estate, personal estate and polls. Usually lists name, amount of tax assessed and amount paid or abated.

Dates: circa 1822-1973

Committee on Ways and Means hearing, 2004 April 7

 Item — Box DVD 1: Series V
Identifier: 0100002a_2004_026
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The City Council meeting and hearing transcripts span the years 1947-2015. This collection has been divided into 6 series: Series I - City Council debate; Series II - Committee hearing transcripts; Series III - Audiotape recordings; Series IV - Videotape recordings; Series V - DVD recordings; and Series VI - Digital recordings. Transcripts and recordings of City Council meetings and hearings are fairly complete from 1947-1970 and 1996-2015. There appears to be missing transcripts or...
Dates: 2004 April 7

Proceedings of Dooming Board

 Series
Identifier: 2100.002
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Dooming Board for the years 1869-1901, 1946-1947 and 1949-1950. Includes the individual or company being assessed a tax on their personal property, the original assessment, and the revised assessment.

Dates: 1865-1901, 1946-1950

Real estate, personal estate and poll tax records

 Collection
Identifier: 2100.004
Scope and Contents note

Records of taxes assessed for real estate, personal estate and poll taxes. Includes real estate valuations, 1822-1973; personal estate valuations, 1822-1985; and poll tax assessments, circa 1822-1963. The assessment of poll taxes was abolished in 1963.

Dates: 1822-1985

Register of tax notice

 Series — Volume 1
Identifier: 0301.025
Scope and Contents

Massachusetts General Laws chapter 60, sec. 39, states if a mortgagee or an owner of land causes a notice, designating a place in the town where such land lies at which all papers relative to taxes on such land which are to be served on him may be left, is to be recorded in January of any year in the office of the clerk of such town and, during said month, to be delivered to the collector. Includes one volume of notices filed with the City Clerk's Office from 1903-1936.

Dates: 1903-1936

Tax demands

 Series
Identifier: 2410.004
Scope and Contents

Record of serving demand for payment of taxes by Constable/Deputy Collector and affidavits tax demands served.

Dates: 1882-1887, 1907-1954

Tax title records

 Series
Identifier: 2410.003
Scope and Contents

Records relating to tax titles. Includes Records of Deeds for Sales of Estates for taxes, Record of Tax Title notices, Record of Tax Title takings, Schedule of Real Estate to be sold for taxes and other miscellaneous records.

Dates: circa 1847-1960