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Senior Tax Work Off Program
If you are a senior citizen over the age of 60, you can apply for the senior work off program.  The program will allow you to earn up to $1000.00 per year to be taken off your taxes.  You must be a home owner.  You will earn $12.00 an hour working for a town department.  The amount of hours you work can not exceed 90.75 hours and the earnings are directly applied to your real estate tax bill. We try to match you up with your choice.   Please call 508-885-7546 for more information or an application or down load the one at the top of the page.  Income guidelines apply from November 1 through January 31 only.  After February 1, the program is open to all Spencer Seniors.  The abatement for the program is applied to the tax bill for the January 1 date but is credited 1/2 towrds the bill due Feb. 1 and 1/2 applied to the bill due May 1.
 
Income guidelines:         Single                   Married                  3 person household
                                         $43,050                 $49,200                      $55,350

Sr Community Program Application0.pdf


CoA Director implements this program  There is no gurantee you will be able to work all if any hours.  Assignments are strickly up to the need of the department heads.  We do our best to make sure everyone gets hours.

 

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