Salem MA Treasurer & Tax Collector Office

Find Salem, Massachusetts treasurer, tax collector, tax assessor, and property assessor offices. Treasurers and tax collectors provide information on property searches, tax bills, property liens, tax assessed values, and deductions.

Salem Treasurer 120 Washington Street Salem MA 01970 978-741-1800

About Salem Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices

Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices in Salem, MA are responsible for the financial management of government funds, processing and issuing Salem tax bills, and the collection of Salem personal and real property taxes. Treasurers & Tax Collectors are key departments in the broader Salem government.

You may contact the Treasurer & Tax Collector Offices for questions about:
  • Salem property records
  • Property owner and address searches
  • Salem property payments and bills
  • Property tax rates
  • Salem GIS maps, plat maps, and tax maps
  • Salem, MA tax sales
Salem Property Records

Treasurer & Tax Collection Offices make public Salem property records available upon request. The Office provides access to records including, historical property tax rates, property tax payment and bill history, as well as Salem GIS maps, tax maps, property boundary maps, and plat maps.

Tax Collection

Salem Tax Collectors issue tax bills, collect and process property tax payments for real and personal property, and follow up with delinquent tax payments for taxpayers in Salem, MA. The Salem Tax Collection Office is also responsible for collection of County taxes as well as licensing fees, utility fees, and fines assessed by the local government.

Treasury Responsibilities

Salem Treasurer's Offices receive, disburse and manage government income. The Accounts Payable Dept of the Treasurer's Office reviews, approves and makes payment for government received invoices, and maintains a record of the local government's income and expenditures. The Treasurer is also tasked with approving payments for individuals employed by the local Salem, Massachusetts government system.

Treasurers are also responsible for management of excess cash received by the Salem government and maximizing returns on liquidity for government invested funds, including pension and pooled municipal funds of the greater Essex County government.