Assessor's Department

Property Database

Check out the FY 2019 Property Database.

Check out the FY 2018 Single and Multi-Family Sales Map
Check out the FY 2018 Condominium Sales Map

FY2018 Tax Classification Hearing & Tax Rate

The Select Board held the FY2018 Tax Classification Hearing on Tuesday November 28, 2017. The Board of Assessors made a presentation containing information and analysis to assist the members of the Select Board in determining the FY2018 tax rates and residential exemption amount. You can see the department's tax classification presentation (PDF) and additional hearing materials (PDF).

The Department of Revenue approved the following tax rates for FY2018:

FY2018 Tax Rates & Residential Exemption

Residential Tax Rate: $9.46/ $1,000
Commercial Tax Rate: $15.72/ $1,000

Residential Exemption Amount: $246,775
Residential Exemption Tax Amount: $2,334.49

Questions regarding the FY2018 assessments, tax rates, or residential exemption, should be directed to the Assessors. Taxpayers interested in other property tax exemptions should also call the Assessors office at 617-730-2060 or email us. See the following for more information on exemptions.

Abatement Applications

Applications for abatement can be filed once the actual tax bills are issued. Filing deadline is February 1, 2018. Abatement application forms and additional information request statements are in the Forms Section under property income and expense reports, including 1,2,3 family properties and residential condominiums.

Statutory Exemptions

Taxpayer Fliers

The Assessors have made several fliers to help taxpayers and others understand the requirements and benefits of certain state statutory tax exemption programs. A summary of available exemptions and applications can be found in the Tax Assistance Programs section of the website.

Applications

Applications for statutory exemptions can be filed by April 1, 2019. Application forms can be downloaded from this site in the Tax Assistance Programs section or call the Assessor's Office for assistance at 617-730-2060.

Abutter's List Request Form

To request a Certified Abutter's List from the Assessors, print out and complete the attached form (PDF) and send it to Assessors by Fax (617) 739-7572, or Mail to: Assessor's Office 333 Washington St. Brookline, MA 02445 along with a $10.00 deposit. The total fee for the certified list will be determined based on the number of abutters.

About the Department

The Assessor's Office is responsible for administering the property tax and motor vehicle excise tax for the Town of Brookline. The property tax includes real estate and tangible personal property.

Assessor's Tax Maps (pdf versions)

Access Assessors Tax Maps

View the Neighborhood Tax Map (PDF)