Property tax payments for the third quarter of fiscal 2022 are due Tuesday, Feb. 1. Residents also have the option of making their fourth-quarter payment now or by May 1.

Tax bills were mailed in late December and early January.

This year’s property tax rate is $14.86 per $1,000 of property valuation, down from $15.99 last year. The average tax bill rose $230 this year, over fiscal 2021.

Payments can be made online at, or by check or by cash. Cash payments must be made in person at Town Hall.

Tax abatement applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 1. The abatement application can be found at

Anyone with a concern or question regarding their property assessment can contact the Assessor’s office at 413-528-1619, ext. 2302.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.