The Assessing Department is responsible for accurately determining the value of all real and personal property, whether residential, commercial or industrial, located within the Town of Hopkinton for the purpose of taxation.
Assessors are obliged to determine the full and fair market value of all property as of January 1st each year for assessment on the fiscal year beginning the next July 1st, and to submit those values to the Department of Revenue for certification annually. The Assessors calculate and set the annual tax rate, and submit the Tax Rate Recapitulation Sheet to the Department of Revenue to be certified. The department is responsible for the administration of all property tax data records, and maintains accurate parcel ownership data based upon transactions recorded at the Registry of Deeds.
The staff of the Board of Assessors is available to assist in answering any questions or concerns about your property tax assessment.Hopkinton's Fiscal Year 2021 Tax Rate is $17.08/$1,000 of value for Residential Property and $17.07/$1,000 of value for Commercial, Industrial and Personal Property.
The Town of Hopkinton has a new means-tested senior (tax) exemption program. Click here for more info and for the application form.
The deadline to submit the application for the Hopkinton Means Tested Senior Exemption is typically August 31st. Since some individuals may not have filed their State Tax Return yet (and the CB form that is a requirement for this exemption) we have extended the filing deadline this year to September 30, 2020 for the Means Tested Senior Exemption application. Click here for the application form. You may contact the Assessor’s Office if you have any questions. ********
The Assessor's Office has compiled a tax relief information guidebook for Hopkinton Seniors. Click here for the guidebook.
Tax Classification Hearing
On Tuesday, December 1, 2020 during the Select Board Meeting via Zoom, a public hearing will be held to determine the percentage of local tax levy to be borne by each class of real and personal property, in accordance with MGL Chapter 40 Section 56. Oral comments from the public will be accepted at the hearing. The time for the tax classification section of the meeting will be posted on the Select Board agenda.
Online Property Lookup & GIS maps
Online Excise Tax Abatement Application Fiscal Year 2020 Classification Hearing slide deck (PDF)
Setting the Tax Rate 2019
Recertification Article 2019
Fiscal Year 2021 Property Assessed Values (large file - 100 MB)
Fiscal Year 2021 Classification Hearing Letter
Fiscal Year 2021 Classification PowerPoint
John H. Neas
Ruth Anderson Deputy Assessor
18 Main Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748