Town of Wendell, Massachusetts

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home Taxes


Board of Assessors

Tax Collector


Fiscal Year and Dates

Finance Committee


Confused by Dates ?

This is admittedly confusing, but is included here in response to numerous and ongoing questions from taxpayers.

A fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30. For instance, fiscal year 2009 began on July 1, 2008 and will end on June 30, 2009.

Property taxes collected for a fiscal year are based on the property's ownership and condition as of the previous January first. For example, one who owns property on January 1, 2008 should expect to receive, and is legally responsible for, a fiscal year 2009 bill.

When property is sold in mid-year, the division of taxes, if any, should be addressed in a Purchase & Sale Agreeement. The assessors cannot calculate how much the new owner and the former owner owe since we do not know what was agreed to.

-- PJS 11/6/2008



Coming Events

Dog License
Wed Mar 21 @06:00PM - 09:00PM
Assessors Meeting
Wed Mar 21 @06:30PM -
Wed Mar 21 @07:00PM -
Finance Committee
Thu Mar 22 @07:00PM -
AA Open Meeting
Sat Mar 24 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Wendell Meditation Group
Sun Mar 25 @08:30AM - 09:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Mar 25 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Board of Health
Mon Mar 26 @07:00PM -
The Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse: The Gaslight Tinkers Will Move Your Feet And Intrigue Your Mind
Sat Mar 31 @07:00PM - 11:00PM
Fire Department Committee
Mon Apr 02 @08:00PM -

Finance Committee Studies


Companion workbook to our Case Study of Regional School Assessments


A study illuminating the highly regressive nature of the Education Flat Tax under the current Cha...


Case Study illuminating the causes of the severely distorted assessments levied by the Mahar Regi...


Case Study developed by the Wendell FinCom illuminating the causes of the severely distorted asse...

Old Home Day

Image Detail