Canton - Massachusetts
...Work on the Shepard Pond Dam will begin during the week of August 25, 2014...Weather permitting; the Canton Water Department will conduct eight weeks of day time hydrant flushing. Flushing will be conducted Monday thru Friday  between 7:30 am and 2:30 pm during the weeks of September 1st thru October 20th....The Department of Environmental Protection is requiring non–essential outdoor water use to be prohibited between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Oct. 1st...Pleasant Street Paving project on going road work will continue from July 23rd to August 15th...The temporary use drop off of white goods, burnable bulk and household rubbish overflow that cannot fit in new trash cart, can be dropped off at Hudson Road ( left off of Shawmut) on paved cul-de-sac.  Individual containers for each type of these items will be made available. Residents are asked to place these items inside appropriate containers. Leaving any item outside of containers is prohibited...

                                        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 

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:

P.O. BOX 529
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:

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:



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.

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

           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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