Motor Vehicle Excise Tax


We have joined with our deputy collector for collections of our excise tax bills. You may now sign up for an account with City Hall Systems which will allow you to schedule payments and/or to receive your bills electronically. We hope that offering an excise online bill pay system will make it more convenient for you to monitor and pay your excise bills.

Please have the following ready to pay your bill:

Copy of your Tax Bill
Payment type; as per described below

Payment Options:


You can pay by either check, credit or debit card.
No partial payments will be accepted for Motor Vehicle Excise per MA General Law.

Electronic Check:


It is $0.50 pay by electronic check. You will need one of your checks with you when you pay your bill online in order to get your account number and the bank’s routing number from it. You will be shown where this information is on your check.

Credit Card:


We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for credit card payments. There will be a convenience fee for each online payment. The credit card service provider charges the fee to your credit card. The fee for credit and debit cards is 2.95%.

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