Exemptions & Deferrals
Qualifying for an Exemption and/or Deferral
If eligible, you must submit your exemption form and associated information by April 1, or within 90 days of the issuance of the Actual Tax Bill, whichever is later.
As a resident of Provincetown, you may qualify for a tax exemption. An exemption releases an individual from the requirement to pay all or a portion of his/her property tax obligations. Also, Massachusetts allows you to defer your taxes if you are 65 years or older and meet certain ownership, residency, and income / asset qualifications.
Exemptions and or Deferrals may be available to those individuals who meet the various requirements in the following categories:
- Blind Person (37A) Form (DOC)
- CPA Tax Relief (CPA) Form (PDF)
- Deferrals (41A) Form (DOC)
- Disabled Veteran / Surviving Spouse (22) Form (DOC)
- Elderly Person (41C) Form (DOC)
- Minor Child (Surviving) (17D) Form (DOC)
- Senior Volunteer Work Credit (5K) (Contact Council on Aging)
- Surviving Spouse (17D) Form (DOC)
- Surviving Spouse / Minor Child of Police Officer or Firefighter (DOC) killed in the line of duty (42) Form
Brochures & Forms
Please refer to the following brochures explaining the programs available and associated forms for each program.
- Exemption Form (DOC) (Form for: 17D; 18; 22; 37A, 41C & 42)
- CPA Tax Relief for Moderate-Income Seniors Form (PDF) (Form for: CPA)
- Tax Deferral Form (DOC) (Form for: 41A)
For questions or assistance, please contact the Assessor's Office.