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Ask Charles Cherney - Question #46 - What is the residential tax rate in Cambridge, MA?

What is the residential tax rate
in Cambridge, Massachusetts?

For fiscal year 2020, the residential tax rate in Cambridge, MA is $5.75 per $1,000 of assessed value.

The 2020 residential tax rate in Cambridge reflects a decrease from 2019 of 19 cents per $1,000 of assessed value or 3%.

For fiscal year 2020, the residential exemption is $411,316. The full residential exemption reduces a homeowner's taxes by $2,365.07 in 2020. The residential exemption is for owners who reside in their Cambridge property and file a Massachusetts income tax return using that address. You are eligible for a residential exemption if you owned and occupied your property as your primary residence as of January 1, 2010. More than two-thirds of the residential property in Cambridge is owner-occupied.

CLICK HERE for city of Cambridge residential tax rate information from 1998 through 2020.

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