The Governor signed into legislation that revised the taxation of solar facilities. Chapter 8 of the Acts of 2021 defines taxable solar generally as property that produces greater than 125% of the energy utilized of the property. Properties previously deemed exempt become taxable if they produce more than 150% of the energy utilized on that property or contiguous properties.
The Department of Revenue released initial guidance on the recently enacted law.
A presentation by Lane Partridge, MAA regarding the new legislation was held on May 20, 2021.
To view the presentation (click here)
2021 WCAA Officers
|President:||Bill Connor, MAA - Leominster|
|Vice President:||Christopher Paquette, MAA - Fitchburg|
|Treasurer:||Tracy Tardy, MAA - Upton|
|Secretary:||Tammy Kalinowski, MAA - Grafton|
|Executive Board:||Lisa Aldrich, MAA - Athol|
|Ken O'Brien, MAA - Uxbridge|
|Christopher Reidy, MAA - Shrewsbury|
|Jean Robinson, MAA - Athol|
|Kathleen M. Stanley, MAA - Paxton|
|Seth Woolard, MAA - Auburn|
|Past President:||Jonathan Steinberg, MAA - Westborough|
Worcester County Assessors Association offers scholarships for professional development throughout the year for our members in good standing. These scholarships can be used for WCAA workshops and meetings, as well as MAAO and IAAO classes and workshops. If you city or town budget is not adequate to meet your educational needs we encourage you to apply using the application below.
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