Board of Assessors
Pembroke Town Hall
100 Center Street
Pembroke, Massachusetts 02359
Office hours: Monday 8:30AM to 7:00PM. Tuesday- Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Scott J. DeSantis, MAA, Chairman: term expires 2016
Elizabeth A. Bates, MAA, Clerk: term expires 2017
Mary E. Quill, MAA, Member: term expires 2018
Catherine M. Salmon, MAA, Chief Assessor
Jeanne Gigliotti, Assistant Assessor
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The assessed value (or assessment) is the value of property to be used for local taxation, as determined by the Assessors according to Massachusetts General Laws & regulations set by the Commissioner of Revenue. Assessed values in Massachusetts are based on "full and fair cash value" or 100 percent of the fair market value.
The Assessors do not determine taxes. The municipality itself determines the level of property taxation, through its Town Meeting. Similarly, the Assessors don't decide who is entitled to relief on their property tax bills through exemptions; rather they are established by state law.
The Community Preservation Act was adopted by Pembroke voters in 2006 and establishes a funding source financed by surcharge revenues, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (with matching funds), for the purpose of open space, historical preservation and community housing projects and purchases. An application for exemption from the C.P.F. Surcharge based on income must be filed annually with the Board of Assessors. If you believe you are eligible please contact the Assessors Office. The filing of the application does not stay the collection of the tax.
Property Assessment Data, current property assessment search.
FY2015 tax rate $14.74
Plymouth County Registry of Deeds , search state records.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PROPERTY OWNERS
Pembroke real estate taxes are issued quarterly.
July 1st - The fiscal year beings. This is the qualifications date for all statutory exemptions. The first estimated bill is mailed and is due on August 1st.
October 1st - The second estimated tax bill is mailed and is due on November 1st. It is advisable to file your application for exemption now.
December 31st - The actual tax bill will be issued and is due on February 1st. This is also the period for filing overvaluation applications.
April 1st - The final quarterly tax bill is mailed and is due on May 1st. This is also the deadline for filing statutory exemptions.