The Assessors database for Otis, MA no longer requires that you register as a user. Please note that the Town of Otis now has an official town website.Our website address is www.townofotisma.com.
Welcome to the Otis, MA online assessment database. Otis, MA is nestled in southern Berkshire County. Otis is 37.9 square miles in size with a year round population of approximately 1400 residents.
The Otis Board of Assessors is responsible for the full and fair market valuation of real and personal property for the purpose of levying the property tax as of January 1st every year. It is the responsibility of the Assessors office to maintain valuations at full and fair cash value and to meet the Commissioner of Revenues re-certification requirements of property valuation annually. Every effort to ensure the accuracy of the database is taken by the Assessors Office. If you find any discrepancies with your property record, please bring it to the attention of the Assessors Office for correction. Accurate property information results in assessments that are fair and equitable for all Otis taxpayers.
If a taxpayer disagrees with the assessment, an appeal may be made once the actual tax bills are sent, within the specified time listed on the bills. The form, State Form 128, is available upon request. Please note that abatements can only be filed after bills are mailed (December,2010) and must be in the Assessors Office by February 1, 2011.
The Fiscal Year 2011 Tax Rate is $6.62 per thousand dollars of assessed value.
Our Census Track Number is: 5702.01
If you are legally blind, a disabled veteran, over 70 years of age as of July 1st, you may be entitled to an exemption on your property taxes. Please contact our office to find out more information.
The Otis Assessors Office is located at 1 North Main Rd., Otis, MA. 01253. We can be reached at 413-269- 0100 ext.102 or 106 or by fax at 413-269-0114. Taxpayers may call or visit our office Monday-Thursday between 8:00am and 3:30pm with questions and/or concerns related to assessments, exemptions, abatements, or related matters.Please note: The Assessor's Office is closed on Fridays.
For tax bill questions please call the Town Collector at 413-269-0100 ext.100 or visit her office Monday-Thursday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.