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Dalton's Single Tax Rate Drops, Bills Slightly Increase

The tax rate is a $2.30 decrease from the previous fiscal year's rate of $20.74 per hundred thousand, but it does not mean that bills will decrease.

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Lanesborough Tax Bills to Rise From Increased Property Values

The value of an average single-family home increased to $300,705, up by $39,405 compared to the average value last year. The total town value grew 14.6 percent to $508,755,124, an increase of just over $55 million from last year.

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North Adams City Council Narrowly OKs Lower Tax Shift

The City Council on Tuesday split on the city's tax classification to vote to 5-4 to set a commercial shift of 1.715.

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Pittsfield Tax Rate Drops, Tax Bills Rise for Fiscal 2023

The residential rate for fiscal 2023 is $18.32 per $1,000 of valuation and the commercial, industrial, and personal property rate of $39.21.

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North Adams Council Pauses Tax Rate Decision

The councilors, however, described the jump from last year's 1.68 to the max shift as "whiplash," especially after spending years trying to gradually shift toward residential to find some equity between the rates.

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Adams Lowers Tax Rates But Bills Likely to Rise

The residential tax rate will drop by $1.95 but the average tax bill for homeowners is expected to increase by $93.86 because of higher property valuations. 21.03

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Williamstown Sets Single Tax Rate for FY23

The average property owner will see a 4.4 percent rise in their property tax in the current fiscal year according to numbers presented by Town Assessor Chris Lamarre.

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Lanesborough Tax Bills to Rise 2.1 Percent, Average Home Values Increase

The Board of Selectmen held the annual tax classification hearing on Tuesday after being delayed twice due to incomplete paperwork. The board unanimously voted to maintain a single tax rate for the town, estimated to be $19.10 per $1,000 of assessed value, a $1.18 decrease from FY2021.

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Clarksburg Homeowners Will See Tax Bills Rise 10 Percent

The Select Board at Wednesday night's tax classification hearing voted to maintain the town's single tax rate for all types of properties, which means an estimated rate of $16.48 per $1,000 in assessed value.

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Unfinished Paperwork Causes Lanesborough to Delay Tax Classification to Dec. 21

The Board of Selectmen has once again continued their tax classification hearing because of unfinished paperwork.

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Dalton Tax Rate Estimated to Drop by 4%

The average single-family home is valued at $234,700 for a tax bill of $4.868, which represents a $37, or 0.8 percent increase. This was said to be a "very modest" increase.

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Pittsfield City Council Approves FY22 Tax Rate

The tax rate will drop by almost a dollar but average homeowners will see their taxes increase by about $200, or a five percent increase, because of rising property values.

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North Adams Tax Bills Expected Rise 7%, Tax Rate to Drop

In a special meeting held for the annual tax classification hearing, the council voted to accept the administration's recommendation of a shift of 1.68 percent toward the commercial side.

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Pittsfield City Council Continues Vote on Tax Rate Classification

This was a hard sell for Ward 2 Councilor Kevin Morandi and Ward 4 Councilor Chris Connell, who asked that the council doesn't approve the rates. Ward 5 Councilor Patrick Kavey also voiced concern for his constituents being priced out of their homes.

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Pittsfield's Booming Housing Market Raises City Value by $256M

Tyer will propose a residential tax rate of $18.56 per $1,000 of valuation and a commercial, industrial, and personal property tax rate of $39.90 to the City Council on Tuesday evening.

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Update: State Approves Cheshire Single Tax Rate

After a short presentation by the town assessors, the board approved a single, rather than split rate, but withheld the actual estimated tax rate that property owners can expect.

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Adams Shifts Tax Burden More to Business Side

The board on Wednesday voted for a shift of 20 percent more to the commercial side. This sets the residential rate at $21.03 per $1,000 evaluation, down 23 cents from last year, and commercial rate at $26.34, up $1.10.

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Adams to See a Tax Rate Decrease With Increased Values

The Board of Selectmen on Wednesday will decide the town's tax classification, which will determine the residential and business tax rates.

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Williamstown's Tax Bill Up, Tax Rate Down

That is because property valuations rose enough in calendar year 2020 to allow the town to raise the increased money it needs for fiscal year 2022 without raising the tax rate, principal assessor Chris Lamarre told elected officials on Monday night.