Assessor's Department

Property Database

Check out the FY 2022 Preliminary Property Database.

Check out the FY 2021 Single and Multi-Family Sales Map
Check out the FY 2021 Condominium Sales Map

FY2021 Tax Classification Hearing

The Select Board’s FY2021 Tax Classification Hearing was held on Tuesday December 1, 2020. The Board of Assessors made a presentation containing information and analysis to assist the members of the Select Board in determining the FY2021 tax rates and residential exemption amount. You can view the department's tax classification presentation (PDF) and additional materials (PDF).

The Department of Revenue has approved the fiscal year’s tax rates for FY2021:

FY2021 Tax Rates & Residential Exemption

Residential Tax Rate: $9.80/ $1,000
Commercial Tax Rate: $15.99/ $1,000

Residential Exemption Amount: $302,590
Residential Exemption Tax Amount: $2,965.38

Abatement Applications

Applications for abatement can be filed once the actual tax bills are issued. The filing deadline is February 1, 2021. Abatement application forms and additional information request statements are in the Forms Section under property income and expense reports, including 1,2,3 family properties and residential condominiums.

Statutory Exemptions

Taxpayer Fliers

The Assessors have made several fliers to help taxpayers and others understand the requirements and benefits of certain state statutory tax exemption programs. A summary of available exemptions and applications can be found in the Tax Assistance Programs section of the website.


Applications for statutory exemptions can be filed by April 1, 2021. Application forms can be downloaded from this site in the Tax Assistance Programs section or call the Assessor’s Office for assistance at 617-730-2060.

Abutter’s List Request Form

To request a Certified Abutter’s List from the Assessors, print out and complete the attached form (PDF) and send it to Assessors by Fax (617) 739-7572, or Mail to: Assessor’s Office 333 Washington St. Brookline, MA 02445 along with a $10.00 deposit. The total fee for the certified list will be determined based on the number of abutters.

About the Department

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for administering the property tax and motor vehicle excise tax for the Town of Brookline. The property tax includes real estate and tangible personal property.

Assessor’s Tax Maps (pdf versions)

Access Assessors Tax Maps

View the Neighborhood Tax Map (PDF)

Assessors Database Files