Taxpayer information about personal exemptions:
You may be eligible to reduce all or a portion of the taxes assessed on your domicile if you meet the qualifications for one of the personal exemptions allowed under Massachusetts law. Qualifications vary, but generally relate to age, ownership, residency, disability, income or assets.
- Locally, these programs include a variety of Statutory Exemptions, as well as Town Adopted Programs for Circuit Breaker Match, Community Perservations Act(CPA) Surcharge Exemptions and Senior Tax Work off.
For a brief summary of these programs, please refer to the attached notes presented at the COA on November 30, 2016 by Ellen Brideau, Director of Assessing for the Town of Wayland. Click here to open the Property Tax Relief Programs informational packet.
For questions regarding any of these programs, additional information may be available on the Town of Wayland web page for the Assessor’s Department. Click here to open Assessor’s Page or call the Assessors Department at 508-358-3788.
- For information regarding the Wayland Council on Aging (COA) Property Tax Work Off Program, please speak with Julie Secord, Program Director at the COA (508) 358-2990, or click here for more details.
- For information regarding the Senior "Circuit Breaker" (CB) Tax Credit available as a refundable credit on a MA State Income Tax return, Please click here to be directed to the Seniors/Retiree's section of the MA Department of Revenue website.
Note that the Town of Wayland offers a 'match' to the Massachustetts, CB Tax Credit. Details regarding the Town of Wayland Circuit Breaker Match are described in the Property Tax Relief Programs informational packet described above.