Tax Collector

The Tax Collector's Office is part of the Finance Department.

Online Payments

Pay your real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle and boat excise tax bills online.

Fiscal Year 2019 Tax Rates

  • Residential - $3.36 per Thousand
  • Open Space - $3.20 per Thousand
  • Commercial/Industrial - $5.71 per Thousand
  • Personal Property - $5.71 per Thousand

The fourth quarter real estate and personal property tax bills are issued on April 1, 2019. They are due on May 1, 2019. 

Abatement applications must be received in the Assessor’s office by no later than February 1, 2019.

Taxpayers may pay both the third and fourth quarters now.  If mailing a double payment, please send it directly to:

Tax Collector

37 Washington Street

Nantucket MA  02554


Please call the Collector’s office if you do not receive not receive you bill – 508-228-7200 Option 2.  All checks must be made payable to The Town of Nantucket. Altered checks will be returned to the maker. Please use only blue or black ink.

By state law, interest is charged on any and all late payments - even bills that have never been received.

Please notify us if your billing address has changed or if you are a new property owner.

Additional Copies

Please call the Collector's office if you do not receive your bills - 508-228-7200 option 2. We are happy to email, fax or mail you additional copies.

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Bill

All motor vehicle excise tax bill address changes must be made directly with the the Registry of Motor Vehicles. You can call them at 857-368-8000 or go to their website.

Bank Payments

If you are using your bank's online bill pay, you must indicate on your check the correct bill number, bill year and type of bill you are paying. If not included, we will no longer guarantee that your payment will be posted timely. If we are unable find the bill you are trying to pay, your payment will be returned to you.

Please note: Bill numbers change from year to year.