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The Town has a total budget of almost $154,000,000. Currently the Town is $16,000,000 under proposition 2 1/2. For more information on how every dollar is spent you can refer to the full budget document here!
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You can pay your tax bill multiple different ways in Town.
1. In person between the hours of 8:30AM - 4PM
2. By mail.
3. You can drop it in the green mailbox outside of Town Hall.
4. You can have your mortgage company pay it.
Check out the Recreation website for their guides and ways to sign up!
A library card is available to all Billerica residents and property owners, as well as those employed in town. Print and fill out our patron Registration Form below and bring it to the Billerica Public Library with a photo ID and proof of residence (preferably a Driver’s license. New residents can bring a lease, utility bill, etc.)
Stop by or call the Senior Center at 978-671-0916 and make an appointment for a tour of the facility. If you register you will be issued a card. Tours of the senior center are available during the hours of 8:30 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
You must be 60 years old to participate at the senior center. We offer a few programs for those 50 or older such as Chronic Disease Health Classes, Caregiver Support Groups, and Wisdom Works, a job search services training class.
For Individuals, Sole Proprietors, Partnerships, Associations, Trusts, Limited Liability Companies filing as Partnerships, and Out-of-State Insurance Companies not having a reciprocal exemption agreement with Massachusetts:Individuals are entitled to an exemption for (1) household furniture and effects at the place of their domicile, (2) farm utensils and (3) tools of a mechanic's trade.Tangible personal property that is taxable includes: Poles, underground conduits, wires, pipes, machinery, tools & equipment, business furniture and fixtures, merchandise, unregistered motor vehicles and trailers, animals, and forest products.
For Massachusetts Business and Out-of-State Business Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (filing federally as corporations) and Mutual Insurance Holding Companies:Tangible personal property that is taxable includes poles, underground conduits, wires, and pipes. All ‘machinery used in the conduct of business" is taxable except machines that are: (1) stock in trade, (2) used directly in dry cleaning or laundering processes, to refrigerate goods or to air condition premises, or (3) used directly in purchasing, selling, accounting or administrative functions.
For Massachusetts and Out-of-State Manufacturing Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (filing federally as corporations which have been classified as "manufacturing" by the Department of Revenue):Tangible personal property that is taxable includes poles, underground conduits, wires, and pipes. All tangible personal property used in the manufacture or generation of electricity except property that (1) is a cogeneration facility of 30 megawatts or less in capacity, or (2) was exempt because of a manufacturing classification effective on or before January 1, 1996.
For All Other Massachusetts Corporations subject to taxation under M.G.L. Chapter 63 including: Financial Institutions, Insurance Companies, Savings and Cooperative Banks, Utility Corporations, Out-of-State Public Service Corporations subject to taxation under M.G.L. Chapter 63, Section 58 and Out-of-State Insurance Companies if the state of incorporation exempts similar tangible personal property of Massachusetts insurance companies:Tangible personal property that is taxable includes poles, underground conduits, wires, pipes and machinery used in the manufacture, or in supplying, or distributing water.