The City of Springfield is reminding residents that the deadline for FY 2020 Overvalue Applications for Abatements on Real and Personal Property valuations is soon approaching.
The last day to file Fiscal Year 2020 Overvalue Applications for Abatements on both Real and Personal Property valuations is Monday, February 3, 2020.
If the application is not filed by the close of business on February 3, 2020, you lose all rights to an abatement and, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, the Assessors cannot grant you one. An application is considered timely filed when received by the close of business in the Assessors Office or mailed by US Mail, first class postage pre-paid to the proper address of the Assessors on or before February 3, 2020 as shown by the postmark made by the United States Postal Service.
The Assessors Office is located on the ground floor, Room 10 of City Hall at 36 Court Street. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The office will stay open on February 3 until 5:00 p.m.
The mailing address for the Board of Assessors is 36 Court Street, Room 10, Springfield, MA 01103.
Please see the attached Overvalue Application Information Sheet for further information and advice.. For more information, visit the Assessors webpage at (https://www.springfield-ma.gov/finance/index.php?id=assessors) or contact our 311 Citizen Service Center at (413) 736-3111.