How is my property assessed?
Each year the assessing department conducts a review of sales in Westford. Although this information is reviewed and evaluated throughout the year, the bulk of the final analysis is completed in the Fall. The overall guideline for assessing property is 90 to 110 percent assessment to sales ratio. This does not mean that there will be no occurrences of properties outside that guideline. Assessments are based on fair market value. Once the reassessment of properties has been completed, the information is submitted to the Department of Revenue and a classification hearing is held to determine the new tax rate. Please call 978-692-5504 for more information.

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1. How is my property assessed?
2. What is a classification hearing?
3. Will someone be inspecting my house?
4. How will I know what my new assessment is?
5. If my assessment increases will my property tax increase? If my assessment decreases will my property tax decrease?
6. How does Proposition 2 1/2 affect my individual bill?
7. What personal property is taxable?
8. How do I appeal a personal property tax?
9. How do I appeal a real property tax?
10. Why did I get a Request for Additional Information notice?
11. How long will I have to wait for a notice of approval or denial?
12. Can I appeal to the Appellate Tax Board?