Order – Acceptance of MGL Chapter 59 Section 5 Clause 56 Real Estate Exemption for Members of the Mass. National Guard and to reservists on active duty in foreign counties

INTRODUCED BY:
MAYOR THOMAS P. KOCH
WARD FIVE COUNCILLOR — KIRSTEN L. HUGHES
CITY OF QUINCY IN COUNCIL
ORDER NO. 2017-160
ORDERED: October 02, 2017

BE IT ORDAINED that the Quincy City Council accept Chapter 59 of the Acts of 2016 Accepting Chapter 59 Section 5 Clause 56 of the Massachusetts General Laws which allows the Board of Assessors may grant, real and personal property tax abatement up to 100 per cent of the total tax assessed to members of the Massachusetts National Guard and to reservists on active duty in foreign countries for the fiscal year they performed such service subject to eligibility criteria to be established by the Board of Assessors.

The authority to grant abatements under this section shall expire after 2 years of acceptance unless extended by a vote of the City Council.

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