Important Dates

Your Birthday

Renewal of motor vehicle and vessel registrations, which expire on midnight of the owner's birthday. Renewals are accepted 90 days prior to birth month. This applies to passenger cars, recreational vehicles, trucks weighing up to 7,999 lbs., small trailers, and motorcycles.

January

  • Receive 2% discount on payment of real estate, and tangible personal property taxes.
  • Local Business Tax penalty of 25% is added.

February

  • Receive 1% discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.
  • Local Business Tax penalty of 25% and $5.00 is added.

March

  • Full amount due on property taxes by March 31.
  • Final (fourth) property tax installment program payment due by March 31. Taxpayers currently enrolled in the installment program do not need to reapply to continue the program.
  • Local Business Tax penalty of 25% and $5.00 is added.

April

  • All unpaid real estate property taxes become delinquent April 1. At this time, a 3% interest charge is added to the gross amount. Delinquent real estate property taxes will be advertised in a local newspaper and the cost of advertising will be added to the delinquent bill. Certified funds are required for unpaid real estate taxes.
  • All unpaid tangible personal property taxes become delinquent April 1. At this time a 1.5% per month interest charge is added to the gross amount. Within 45 days, delinquent tangible personal property taxes will be advertised in a local newspaper and the cost of advertising will be added to the delinquent bill.
  • Applications for next year's property tax installment payment plan due by April 30.
  • Begin 1/2-year collection of Local Business Tax fees.

May

  • List of delinquent personal property taxes advertised in a local newspaper one time.
  • List of delinquent real estate taxes advertised once per week for three consecutive weeks, prior to tax Certificate sale, in a local newspaper.
  • Tax certificate sale for delinquent real estate taxes occurs on or before June 1st.

June

  • First property tax installment plan payment due on or before June 30. If not paid within the month of June, the discount will be forfeited.

July

  • First installment must be received by July 31. If not received, participation in the program is canceled and the property owner will receive the lump sum tax bill in November.
  • Tax Warrant processing begins on delinquent tangible personal property taxes July 1.
  • Local Business Tax renewals are mailed out with a due date of September 30.
  • The spiny lobster sport season is the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursdays in July.

September

  • Second property tax installment program payment due by September 30.
  • Continue collecting Local Business Tax.

October

  • Local Business Tax becomes delinquent and a penalty of 10% is added.

November

  • Collection of real estate property taxes and tangible personal property taxes begins. Receive a 4% discount on payments made by November 30.
  • Local Business Tax penalty of 15% is added.

December

  • Receive a 3% discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.
  • Local Business Tax penalty of 20% is added.
  • Third property tax installment program payment due by December 31.
  • Registration and renewal of trucks over 7,999 pounds, truck-trailers, semi-trailers, nine-passenger and over vehicles for hire, due by December 31. Mobile home decals also expire December 31.

Holiday Schedule 2021 / 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 17, 2022

Presidents' Day

Monday, February 21, 2022

Good Friday

Friday, April 15, 2022

Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2022

Juneteenth

Monday, June 20, 2022

Independence Day

Monday, July 4, 2022

Labor Day

Monday, September 5, 2022

Columbus Day

Monday, October 10, 2022

Veterans Day

Friday, November 11, 2022

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Day after Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Eve

Friday, December 23, 2022

Christmas

Monday, December 26, 2022

New Year's Day Monday, January 2, 2023