Tax Collector

The Tax Collector's Office is part of the Finance Department.

Online Payments

Pay your real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle and boat excise tax bills online.

FY18 Tax Rates - FY19 Tax Rates will be available December 2018.

Residential - $3.53 per Thousand
Open Space - $3.34 per Thousand
Commercial – $5.97 per Thousand
Personal Property - $5.97 per Thousand

The first quarter taxes are due on August 1, and taxpayers may also include the second quarter payment at that time. The third quarter taxes are due on February 1, and taxpayers may also include the fourth quarter payment at that time.

If mailing double payment, please send to:

Tax Collector
37 Washington St.
Nantucket, MA 02554

Please, contact us for the total amount due. 


  • The 2019 Fiscal Year 1st Quarter Preliminary Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills will be mailed on July 1st, 2018. Payments are due on August 1st, 2018.
    Please call the Tax Collector’s office if you do not receive your bill: 508-228-7200 - Option 2

All checks must be made payable to The Town of Nantucket. Altered checks will be returned to the maker. Please use only blue or black ink.

By state law, interest is charged on any and all late payments - even bills that have never been received.

Please notify us if your billing address has changed or if you are a new property owner.

Additional Copies

Please call the Collector's office if you do not receive your bills - 508-228-7200 option 2. We are happy to email, fax or mail you additional copies.

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Bill

All motor vehicle excise tax bill address changes must be made directly with the the Registry of Motor Vehicles. You can call them at 857-368-8000 or go to their website.

Bank Payments

If you are using your bank's online bill pay, you must indicate on your check the correct bill number, bill year and type of bill you are paying. If not included, we will no longer guarantee that your payment will be posted timely. If we are unable find the bill you are trying to pay, your payment will be returned to you.

Please note: Bill numbers change from year to year.