M.G.L. Ch. 59, Sec.38D titled "Written Return of Information to Determine Valuation of Real Property" A board of assessors may request the owner or lessee of any real property to make written return under oath within sixty (60) days containing such information as may reasonably be required by it to determine the actual fair cash valuation of such property. Failure of an owner or lessee to furnish this information shall bar him from any statutory appeal under this chapter. In addition, if the owner fails to submit such information within the time and in the form prescribed, in addition to other penalties, there shall be added to the real tax levied upon the property in question for the next ensuing tax year in the amount of fifty dollars on residential property, and two hundred and fifty dollars on commercial and industrial property.
If you have any questions about how to fill out these forms, please contact the Assessors Office at (781) 275-0046 or by e-mail