The Assessing Department is responsible for determining the value of all 143,000 real estate and 5,000 personal…More properties in the city, and setting the tax rate accordingly by January 1 of each year. The 2010 residential rate is $11.88 and the commercial rate is $29.38.
The department sends out all property tax records, keeps track of ownership and property changes based on transactions at the Registry of Deeds, and sends out bills for motor vehicle excise and boat excise tax.
From abatements to condo conversions, the department provides a wealth of information through the City of Boston website. Taxpayers can also make payments online, or in person through the Taxpayer Referral & Assistance Center (TRAC), a one-stop-shop for all tax related issues. Call or visit on the office on third floor of City Hall during businesses hours, or submit a request with questions or concerns anytime through an online form.
Public Parking Co 3694 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 This parking facility is conveniently located across the street from the Forest Hills MBTA station. There's no overnight…More parking, but the rates are reasonable: $6 per day. Payment is accepted in cash only.
Zapata Entertainment 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Zapata Entertainment is a private dance company based in Jamaica Plain and serving Boston and the surrounding…More communities. The company promotes Latin culture and appreciation of dance, music and fun to the community. It offers a wide range of services, including dance training, lessons, dance workshops, group classes, special events and private training sessions. Check the website for details on rates and classes or call to register.
Wainwright Bank & Trust Co. 687 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Known for it's commitment to socially progressive banking, Wainwright offers banking products for individuals…More and businesses. Bank funds are invested in socially responsible loans and the bank is committed to "green banking" principles. Buying a hybrid? Stop in the Centre Street branch's bright and comfortable lobby for a great cup of coffee and a discounted hybrid car loan rate.
Mama and Me 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Located on the first floor of the Jamaica Plain Brewey Complex, Mama and Me is a playspace and child care facility for…More children from infancy through five years old. Mama and Me offers free play, painting, yoga, private parties, prenatal education, drop-off classes and parent support group programs, encouraging parents to stay with their children, play and learn in a welcoming, enriching and environmentally friendly space. For an overview of Mama and Me programs, rates and services, visit the Mama and Me website.
Arc-En-Ciel Day Care 61 Rockwood St, Jamaica Plain, MA02130 Tucked in a quiet corner of Jamaica Plain, Arc-En-Ciel is a highly rated child care program for infants, toddlers and…More preschool-aged children. Day care and pre-school programs are taught in a bilingual French environment and children of all ages are immersed in French several hours a week through music, games and conversation. Arc-En-Ciel, which means rainbow in French, offers full- and part-time programs to meet every family's needs.