Deadline to Apply for Residential Property Tax Exemptions Coming Up

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Some Watertown resident qualify for residential tax exemptions, but to take advantage they must apply by April 1.

There are several exemptions or reductions for qualifying veterans of the military, as well as for the blind and qualifying seniors. All owners of residential property in Watertown who make it their primary residence can qualify for the residential exemption of more than $3,000.

Some of the exemptions are:

Seniors 65+, $1,000

Seniors 70+, surviving spouse or minor child of deceased parent, $350

Blind, $1,000

Community Preservation Tax Exemption, low or moderate income, entire surcharge

Disabled veteran, 10% disability letter, $800

Disabled veteran, letter for permanent loss of one hand, foot or eye, $1,500

Disabled veteran, letter for permanent loss of two hands, feet or eyes, $2,500

Disabled veteran, total disability letter, $3,000

Veteran, died in combat, all property taxes

Veteran, 100% disability letter, $2,000

Senior Tax Work off, up to $1,500

Veteran Tax Work off, up to $1,500

Click here to see the exemptions offered by the City of Watertown with basic qualifications. 

Exemption applications can be submitted to the Watertown Assessor’s office online by clicking here

5 thoughts on “Deadline to Apply for Residential Property Tax Exemptions Coming Up

  1. How can we get the application for Residential Exemption? I cannot find in the Watertown website.

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