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Posted on: November 2, 2023

2024 Senior & Veteran Tax Abatement Program Now Accepting Applicants!

2024 Senior & Veteran Tax Abatement Program Now Accepting Applicants!

The Town of Wilbraham is accepting applications for 44 positions under the Senior Citizen & Veterans Tax Abatement Program.  Senior Citizens and Veterans selected under this program will work during calendar year 2024 to receive an abatement on their property tax bill for fiscal year 2025 (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025). Basic requirements are that taxpayers must be an assessed owner of property in Wilbraham, and must have owned and occupied a home in Wilbraham for at least five years.  To be eligible for the Senior Citizens program the resident must be over 60 years of age.  To be eligible for the Veterans program the resident must be a Veteran defined by MGL (a copy of your DD 214 is required). The current compensation is calculated at $15.00 per hour, and the maximum allowable abatement is $1,500.00 per property. Abatement workers will need to work 100 hours to receive the full abatement of $1,500.00 (less federal income tax and Medicare deductions).

For more information on the 44 open positions, or the program, please click here

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