Motor Vehicle Excise Taxes Due, March 9

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Motor vehicle excise taxes are due Thursday, March 9. Questions? Please call the Tax Collector's Office at (508) 210-5510.

The Holden Tax Collector’s office recently mailed approximately 16,500 Motor Vehicle Excise Tax bills for calendar year 2017. These bills, which are due by March 9, 2017, represent approximately 80% of the vehicles garaged in Holden.   Excise bills are generated from the Registry of Motor Vehicles’ records throughout the calendar year to the address as it appears on the vehicle registration. Not all vehicle owners will receive an excise bill at this time. If a vehicle was purchased recently, it is likely that the owner will be billed sometime later this year.

Excise bills may be paid through the mail using the envelope provided to our bank lockbox for this first Commitment onlyIf you use the bill payer service through your bank, you must make sure the checks will be mailed to the Collector’s Office, 1204 Main St., Holden, MA 01520 with the correct bill numbers noted on the checks. Payments may also be mailed to the Collector’s office, 1204 Main St., Holden, MA 01520.  In addition, the Collector’s office highly recommends payments may be made online, either from a checking account or by credit card, by logging onto and clicking on the “Pay Bills Online” link or in person on the second floor of the Starbard Building.

If you have sold your vehicle or have other questions regarding the validity of your excise bill, please call the Assessors’ office at (508) 210-5514. If you did not receive a bill or have questions about payments, please contact the Collector’s office at (508) 210-5510.