Canton - Massachusetts
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014. Offices will be open for business on Monday, December 1, 2014...The Yard Waste Recycling Center will be closing on Saturday November 29,2014.  It will reopen for the collection of undecorated Christmas trees and wreaths for the first two weeks in January...Pleasant St Roundabout construction is expected to be completed by November 21, 2014.  Thank you for your patience...Work on the Shepard Pond Dam is ongoing...

 
                                        DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

Division of Treasury Management/Collections

James R. Murgia - Treasurer / Collector

801 Washington St

Room # 109




Susan Desjardins -  Assistant Treasurer/Collector

Patricia Buker - Treas. & Collection Coordinator
Ingrid Hartfiel - Senior Account Specialist
 

 

Hours Monday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday  9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone:   (781) 821-5006        Fax: (781) 575-6608 
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Mailing Address for Exact Payments: The fastest and easiest way to make payments is by using our lockbox. Payments made through the lockbox must be for the exact amount of the bill being paid, and should not include correspondence of any kind. Simply place payments in the return envelope enclosed with your bill, addressed to:

TOWN OF CANTON
P.O. BOX 529
MEDFORD
MA 02155

Mailing Address for General Correspondence and for Payments other than Exact Bill: 

General correspondence or payments that include correspondence, such as address changes, or that are not for the exact amount of the bill being paid should be sent to:

TOWN OF CANTON
P.O. BOX 378
CANTON, MA 02021


Due Dates


Canton is on a quarterly billing cycle for real estate and personal property taxes. The due dates are:
 

PAYMENT 1 AUGUST 1st
PAYMENT 2 NOVEMBER 1st
PAYMENT 3 FEBRUARY 1st
PAYMENT 4 MAY 1st

Responsibilities:

The Division of Treasury Management/Collections is headed by a Town Treasurer/Collector, appointed by the Director of Finance, subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen. The Town Treasurer/Collector is responsible for the following general duties: acquire rate bids to ensure beneficial borrowing rates, provide reconciliation services on all bank accounts, balance all monthly receipts with bank statements, invest all Town funds, collect and deposit all tax title payments.

In addition, the Town Treasurer/Collector shall have all other powers and authority which are given by General Law to Town Treasurers and Town Collectors.

Fees:
  
    Municipal Lien Certificates:
         
 $50 for a residential
           $100 for a commercial one.

    Demands/Warrants:
           Excise/Real Estate/Personal Property Demand  - $10.00
           Excise Warrant  - $10.00

           Excise Registry Marked Fee - $20.00

           Deputy Collector Fee - $29.00


 

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