Swampscott real estate and personal property taxes are billed on a quarterly basis. The fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of each year. The following chart outlines the billing schedule:
|Which Quarter?||Payment Due Date*||Time Period Covered||Taxes are paid until|
|Q1 (Bills issued before July 1)||August 1 *||July/August/September||September 30|
|Q2 (Bills issued before October 1)||November 1 *||October/November/December||December 31|
|Q3 (Bills issued before December 31)||February 1 * ^||January/February/March||March 31|
|Q4 (Bills issued before April 1)||May 1 *||April/May/June||June 30|
Town Hall is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, through Thursday; and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday. Payments can be made 24/7/365 via either the Payment Drop Off Box located outside Town Hall, or by Online Payments. The Building is closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Mailing address for payments:
Do not mail or deposit cash in the Drop Box.
Cahs Payments may only be made in person at the Treasury/Customer Service Office located on the First Floor of Town Hall.
Request a Receipt:
To request a receipt, you must include both copies of your bill and a stamped self-addressed envelope with your payment.
Questions or Concerns:
- Questions concerning tax payments should be addressed to the Treasury/Customer Service Office at (781) 596-8856.
- Questions concerning valuations, over-valuations, abatements including the elderly, blind, veterans’ or hardships, exemptions or deferrals must be addressed to the Assessing Department at (781) 596-8858.