Finance Department

Please be advised that the Collectors Office is not currently accepting in person payments of tax bills, excise or other bills normally dropped off at the office.  

During this time, please either mail them to the office at 37 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 or make payments online for real estate tax bills and motor vehicle excise bills at If you must drop them off, please use the drop box located in the front vestibule of the Public Safety Building at 4 Fairgrounds Road.  The Town is currently working on installing a lockbox at 37 Washington Street. When this has been done we will notify every one of its availability. Thank you for patience during this time.


  • Assess real estate and personal property taxes.
  • Collect taxes and fees for many departments and agencies.
  • Coordinate the financial services of the town.
  • Manage insurance needs.
  • Oversee risk management.
  • Process town invoices.
  • Process town payroll.
  • Provide assistance to citizens and town agencies in town financial matters.
  • Retain copies of all contracts executed by the town and county.