Legal Notice – Notice of Tax Taking

The owner and occupant of the following parcel of land situated in the Town of Chester in Hampden County and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and all other persons are hereby notified that the taxes thereon, severally assessed for the years hereinafter specified, according to the list committed to me as…

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Tax Collector’s Office Closed

The office will be closed beginning 8/25 and will reopen 9/13. THIS IS ONLY 9 working days for this office. Please plan accordingly. If you need assistance due to being unable to register a vehicle or renew you license due to unpaid taxes please call the Deputy Collector, Art Jones,…

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Tax Bill Notice

Last year the Chester Assessors Department went through a software conversion for all properties. It was discovered in December that there were several discrepancies in converted property data, so Tax Bills going out the 1st of January were prepared with the prior year’s tax rate and assessed values.

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Regarding Tax Bills

Due to inconsistencies in calculated assessed values, the Town of Chester is delaying its tax rate update. We are using the current tax rate and assessed values to issue 3rd Quarter tax bills. Any increase in taxes due to tax rate/assessed values for this quarter, will be added to next…

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