Treasury Department

Mailing Address Office Hours Department Head
Treasury Department
City Hall, Room 113
(617) 796-1330
(617) 796-1343 Fax
Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Rosemarie A. Woods
Treasury@newtonma.gov 
Refunds@newtonma.gov 

Covid-19 Impacts to Bill Due Dates

Mission Statement

The Treasurer/Collector’s office is responsible for the billing, collecting and investing of all monies due to the city including but not limited to- Real Estate tax, Personal Property Tax, Motor Vehicle Excise Tax, Boat Excise Tax, Water and Sewer Bills, Parking Meter receipts, Federal and State reimbursements and grants, as well as a myriad of miscellaneous departmental permits, license and fees.
The department is also responsible for the timely disbursements of all payrolls to City, School and retired (non teacher retirees) employees, and the associated Federal and State reporting requirements.

The department is responsible for the disbursement of all bill warrants for payment to vendors and the reconciliation of checks and bank accounts.

The department also issues all authorized debt for both short and long term borrowing.

Unclaimed Property

Notice of names of person appearing to be owners of PAYROLL funds held by the City of Newton, and deemed abandoned.

Claim PAYROLL funds within 90 days of "Posting Date" on related listing by completing the Abandoned and Unclaimed PAYROLL Property Form and sending the completed form to the City of Newton Treasury Department, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459. 

Notice of names of person appearing to be owners of VENDOR funds held by the City of Newton, and deemed abandoned. 

Claim VENDOR funds within 90 days of "Posting Date" on related listing by completing the Abandoned and Unclaimed VENDOR Property Form and sending the completed form to the City of Newton Treasury Department, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459.

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