Town officials continue to seek additional funding sources, such as private donations and tax credit payments related to the Inflation Reduction Act legislation, to further reduce the impact of the debt exclusion.
There are several tax relief and exemption programs in place for the following groups of taxpayers that qualify:
o Legally Blind Individuals
o Surviving Spouses
o Minor Children of Deceased Parents
o Individuals Experiencing a Financial Hardship
For more information on these programs, please visit https://www.amherstma.gov/106/Exemptions
The Town also offers a tax work off program for qualifying seniors. More information on this program can be found here: https://www.amherstma.gov/586/Tax-Work-Off-Plan