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.
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:
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.