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Tax Bill Information
 About your Property Tax Bill:

Massachusetts General Law requires that we must send the property tax bill to the owner of record as of the January 1 date immediately preceding the start of the fiscal year. ~This means that if you had purchased property in the Town of Ware after January 1, the tax bills for July 1 to June 30 would be in the name of the previous owner and in all likelihood, the bills would be forwarded to the previous owner by the post office. ~Please call the Tax Collector’s office (413) 967-9648, Ext. 178 to have a copy of the bill mailed to you. Remember, it is the owner’s responsibility to pay the tax obligation on time.

Due Dates - Quarterly Tax Billing System:

First payment:          Normally due on or before August 1
Second payment:         Normally due on or before November 1
Third Payment:          Normally due on or before February 1
Fourth Payment:         Normally due on or before May 1

Note: If a payment due date falls on a weekend, the due date will move to the first Monday after the due date. Please read the tax bill for further information.

All checks must be made payable to: Town of Ware. Mail payments to: Tax Collector, 126 Main St. Suite C, Ware, MA 01082-1370

Penalty for late payment:

Interest at an annual rate of 14%, computed per diem, is assessed on all payments received at the Tax Collector’s Office after the due dates. *No exceptions.


Tax Collector's Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00AM to 4:30PM.

Please read the back of tax bill for further information.

Please direct inquiries regarding water bills or rates to the Water Department.


Town of Ware
126 Main Street, Ware, MA 01082
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