Abatement Information

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Abatement Application Procedure

Application for Abatement of Real Property Tax or Personal Property Tax

  Calendar Year 2018 Sales for Fiscal Year 2020 Assessments

Appellate Tax Board (ATB) Tax Appeal Guide 

You must file an application on or before the date the first installment payment of the actual tax bill mailed for the fiscal year is due. 

 Fiscal Year 2020 Abatement Applications are due Monday, February 3, 2020

 Abatement Applications can be mailed to: Board of Assessors
                                                                    Robbins Memorial Town Hall
                                                                    730 Massachusetts Avenue
                                                                    Arlington, MA 02476

Also may be submitted via Fax to: (781) 316-3059 or email to:

These deadlines cannot be extended or waived by the assessors for any reason. If your application is not timely filed, you lose all rights to an abatement and the assessors cannot by law grant you one. To be timely filed, your application must be (1) received by the assessors on or before the filing deadline or (2) mailed by the united states mail, first class postage prepaid, to the proper address of the assessors on or before the filing deadline as shown by a postmark made by the united states postal service.


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