Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts is one of eight towns in Massachusetts that are located on islands. Oak Bluffs is located on Martha’s Vineyard and is approximately 72 miles southwest of Boston. Oak Bluffs is part of Dukes County, which consists of 7 towns. According to the Census Bureau, Oak Bluffs has a total area of 26 acres with a land area of 7.4 square miles. It had an estimated population of 4,527 in 2010.
Understanding Tax and Town Hall Information
Each State, and often town have variations in how they handle taxes, records and town/county functions. Tax Information – Massachusetts General Laws require towns and cities to assess all property at its full and fair cash value as of January 1 of each year. The assessed value for the Fiscal Year 2013 tax bill represents the fair cash value of property as of January 1, 2012. Full and fair cash value is defined as the price an owner willing, but not under compulsion, to sell ought to receive from a buyer willing, but not under compulsion, to purchase. Massachusetts statutes further requires that all cities and towns complete a revaluation and undergo certification by the Department of Revenue every three years. Oak Bluffs last went through the process in 2012 .
Town Hall Information – Oak Bluffs provides property cards online through their GIS. The town hall is located at 56 School St., Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.
Oak Bluffs Tax Information
|Current Grand List Year||2013|
|Mill Rate Residential||7.81|
|Mill Rate Commercial, Industrial||7.81|
|Oak Bluffs Tax Assessor||(508) 693-3554 x 201||Oak Bluffs property records online|
|Oak Bluffs City Clerk||(508) 693-3554 x119||Oak Bluffs land records online|
|Oak Bluffs Tax Collector||(508) 693-3554 x107||Pay Oak Bluffs Taxes Online|
|Oak Bluffs Mapping / GIS||N/A||Oak Bluffs GIS viewer|
|Oak Bluffs Planning & Zoning||(508) 693-3554 x203||Oak Bluffs Zoning Regulations|
|Oak Bluffs Schools||N/A||Oak Bluffs Schools|
|Oak Bluffs Crime Rate||N/A||Oak Bluffs Crime Rate|