About the Tax Collector’s Office
The Tax Collector is responsible for the printing, mailing and collection of all tax bills issued by the Town of Sandwich. These include: Motor Vehicle Excise Tax, Boat Excise Tax, Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax.
The Tax Collector’s office issues and maintains a record of Municipal Lien Certificates to be filed at the Registry of Deeds in Barnstable. This office also collects fees for and issues all Transfer Station Access and Beach Stickers.
Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Bills
The Town Collector's office mails out Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills on the last week of June and the last week of December. You can find your tax bills online
Tax bills are always due on:
- February 1st
- May 1st
- August 1st
- November 1st
(If the 1st is on a weekend, taxes are due the next business day.)
By state law, interest is charged on any and all late payments - even bills that have been lost in the mail or never received due to transfer of ownership. Copies of bills are available in the office if anyone should misplace their tax bill.
Beach and Transfer Station Stickers Online Payments
Residents can now go to Cape Cod Beach Stickers to purchase Beach and Transfer Station stickers. Simply click or select the Town of Sandwich and you will be able to purchse the stickers you need for the upcoming year. Payments may be made with MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or AMEX. There is a 4.5% processing fee, or $1.50, whichever is greater.
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