Treasurer / Collector

Mission Statement

The Office of the Treasurer/Tax Collector is responsible for all cash management activities of the City of Methuen, including collection of all taxes, investment of all City funds and disbursement of all accounts payable and payroll funds. Cash payments are not accepted at the Searles Building (City Hall). Checks or credit card payments only will be accepted. Credit or debit card payments can also be made via the Online Bill Payment links located on the left column. Please Note: There is a fee associated with credit or debit payments.

The Massachusetts Homeowner Assistance Fund (Mass HAF) is available for homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic. If approved, households are eligible for up to $50,000 in assistance. The goal of HAF is to prevent foreclosures and displacements of eligible homeowners. Mass HAF is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Mortgage Assistance (PDF)

Are you behind on your taxes, mortgage or rent? The Mass RAFT program may be able to help.  

Visit Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program |

            You could be eligible for up to $7,000 per household. The program covers rent, mortgage (3 months behind) & taxes (if instrument of taking has been recorded on your parcel). 

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