WHAT IS AN EXEMPTION?
A “Clause Exemption” is a release from the obligation to pay all or a portion of taxes assessed on your property. The clause exemptions listed here are based on the personal circumstances of the property owner as of July 1st.
The Massachusetts Legislature has enacted the following clause exemptions, all of which are subparagraphs of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 59, Section 5.
17D Surviving Spouse, Aged & Minor Children of Deceased Parents
18 Financial Hardship
22 Veterans - 10% Disability, Surviving Spouse, Purple Heart
22A Veterans - Loss or Permanent Loss of Use of Limb
22B Veterans - Loss or Permanent Loss of Use of Limbs
22C Veterans - Specially Adapted Housing
22D Veterans - Surviving Spouse
22E Veterans - 100% Disability
42 Surviving Spouse of Police Officer or Firefighter Killed in 42 the Line of Duty
43 Minor Children of Police Officer or Firefighter Killed in the Line of Duty