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Matt Presents at 2022 MAAO Summer Conference


On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Matt presented “TIFs, TIEs, and Solar PILOTs – Getting Out of the Blocks Cleanly” to over 100 Members of the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers at their 2022 Summer Conference in Plymouth, MA.  During the presentation, Matt reviewed strategies and best practices to facilitate accurate implementation of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Agreements, Tax Increment Exemption (TIE) Agreements, and Solar PILOTs.  Matt also reviewed specific examples of the exemptions during the 1st year of TIF & TIE Agreements.  at the end of the presentation Matt discussed the steps required for municipalities to negotiate Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) Agreements under General Laws Chapter 59, Section 5, Clause 45th, as amended by the Climate Act.

Matt would like to thank all of the attendees for their participation during the presentation, and for their excellent questions. Special thanks as well to outgoing MAAO President Missy Couture Rimbold, incoming MAAO President Ellen Brideau. Special thanks also to Joanne Foley & Trish O’Kane, Co-Chairs of the MAAO Education Committee, and MAAO Executive Director, Mike Flynn.

For a copy of the presentation please follow the link – TIFs, TIEs & Solar PILOTs- Getting Out of the Blocks Cleanly 220622-1 or visit the “Resources” section of our website.