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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO APPROVE A REVISED TAX RATE FOR THE CITY OF TAUNTON FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the last paragraph of section 23 of chapter 59 of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of the department of revenue may approve a revised tax rate for the city of Taunton for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2019 in order to correct an administrative oversight in the calculation of the city’s taxable property valuation which was used as the basis of the original approval of the city of Taunton’s tax rate for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2019.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 57C of chapter 59 of the General Laws, or any general or special law to the contrary, upon the commissioner’s approval of a revised tax rate under section 1, the city of Taunton shall cause to be issued a corrected tax bill reflecting the revised tax rate, which bill shall be due and payable on May 1, 2020 or 30 days after the date of its mailing, whichever is later.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, March 19, 2020.