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Matt Presents at MAAO 2023 Spring Conference at the Babson Executive Conference Center.


On Thursday, April 20, 2023, Matt presented an updated version “Don’t Drop the Baton – Successfully Collecting Real Estate Taxes Takes a Team Effort” to members of the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers attending the 2023 MAAO Spring Conference in person at the Babson Executive Conference Center and virtually through Zoom.  Using the analogy of a relay race, Matt reviewed the respective roles that the Assessor’s Office, Collector’s Office, and Treasurer’s Office play in the successful collection of real estate taxes, and the importance of cleanly handing off “the baton” in each leg of the race. Matt then reviewed the various bills seeking to amend the Tax Title Collection Process pending before the Massachusetts General Court.

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 MAAO President Ellen Brideau.  Special thanks also to Joanne Foley, Trish O’Kane, and Molly Reed of the MAAO Education Committee, and MAAO Interim Executive Co-Director Kathy Costello.

For a copy of the presentation please follow the link – Don’t Drop the Baton – MAAO Spring Conference 230419 or visit the “Resources” section of our website.