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City of Springfield has Adjusted the Due Dates for the Collection of Certain Fees and Taxes

Due to the state of emergency that has been declared by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced that the City of Springfield will delay the due dates for the collection of certain fees and taxes to help provide relief to our residents and business community.

The City of Springfield will adjust the date in which demand fees for Motor Vehicle Excise, Real Estate and Personal Property, and Trash will be issued to July 15.  

4th Quarter real estate and personal property taxes are now due June 1, 2020.  Original date was May 1, 2020

Trash fee due May 11, 2020.  Original date was April 10, 2020.

Date in which motor vehicle excise demand fees are to be applied is May 11, 2020.  Motor vehicle excise bills were due on March 9, 2020.

Personal exemption and deferral applications due June 1, 2020.  Original date was April 1, 2020. (exemptions for elderly, widow(ers), veterans, and blind persons.

These due dates were set by state statute and any changes required approval by the state Legislature and the Governor.

It is important to note that interest will not be waived and will continue to accumulate starting after the respective due date of the bill.  Only the demand notice can be delayed per state statute.  Residents are encouraged to continue to conduct their city related business remotely when possible by calling the city’s 311 Call Center at (413) 736-3111 or visiting the city’s website at

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