Monday, February 4, 2013
We have a list of the top ten taxpayers in Marlborough for the last year.
We have the list of the top ten taxpayers in the city. It comes as no surprise that these taxpayers are businesses and other corporate entities. However, what might be surprising is the 13.9 percent of the tax levy that their $11,950,877 in taxes represents. Information was provided by the Marlborough Board Of Assessor's Office.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The average single family home will see a $65 increase in their taxes as the City Council voted through a classification that favors lower levels for commercial properties.
City Councilors voted for a tax rate that puts slightly more burden on the residential rather than commercial and industrial properties. "The only way to lower taxes is to take out your pen at budget time," said Councilor Michael Ossing who explained he felt both residential and commercial taxes were a good level. "A $60 increase in a community that has all the services that Marlborough provides is a pretty good year." The vote was welcome by the business community. “I am very pleased that the split has come closer together.” said Susanne Morreale-Leeber the President of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The business community is here for all of you.” The commercial and industrial sector will pay 47 percent of levied taxes …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
This is the very last day you can file those income taxes without penalty, and one reader has a bone to pick with Marlborough school chief.
1. Today is the final day to file your 2011 income taxes without penalty. Make sure this important paperwork is either filed online, or postmarked and in the mail. 2. Know of any Marlborough businesses that should be added to this week's Best of Patch Readers' Choice poll? One reader suggested we add Honey Dew to the best coffee options, what else are we missing? Tell us and vote for your favorite on Patch. 3. The Wayside Racquet & Swim Club will host the Second Annual Zumba for Life on April 29 as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Marlborough Hudson. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the dancing kicks off at 6. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Purchase tickets from any of the instructors or by …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Tell us: is yours on the list?
After a week of voting, readers of MetroWest-area Patches have spoken. The best tax preparers in the region have been chosen. See the list below for the winners. Starting tomorrow, come to Patch to vote on the best place to buy sporting goods. Framingham: H&R Block Shrewsbury/Grafton: Ronald I. Rosen, CPA Holliston: Thomas Dumas, CPA Hopkinton: International Consulting Services Marlborough: Sanchez & Santiago Milford: Mark Bozzini Natick: O'Brien Tax Northborough: Hodge Associates Wellesley: Fillo Financial Westborough: Thomas Financial Associates
Friday, April 6, 2012
In this week's edition of Best of Patch Readers' Choice, readers voted for their favorite tax preparer.
The accounting office of Sanchez & Santiago earned a dominant victory this week when Marlborough Patch asked readers to choose their favorite tax preparer in the Best of Patch Readers' Choice contest. "We try to be a very personable company and keep in touch with our clients throughout the year," said Carol Sanchez. "We don't just say 'come see us once a year,' and people appreciate that." In a trade that sees many companies operate only on a seasonal basis, Sanchez & Santiago operate a full time business on Main Street in Marlborough, and have an office in Boston where they see clients by appointment. "Clients can call for advice and we are always here to give it to them," said Sanchez who operates the company with her business partner …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Marlborough Patch is holding office hours this afternoon, and the city of Marlborough is offering tax assistance to those in need.
1. Marlborough Patch will be holding office hours today! Stop by Starbucks off Main Street and chat with us while you sip on a drink. Josh Gray and ad manager Steve Antonellis will be working out this location from 1 to 3 p.m. 2. The Worcester Business Journal reported Wednesday that UMass Memorial Health Care president and CEO John G. O'Brien intends to retire next January 3. Starting Thursday, March 15 the Post Road Art Center will offer Still LIfe Oil Painting classes with Beverly Rinck. The classes run each Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for eight weeks at a cost of $160. Rinck studied art in New York City and has been teaching for the past 35 years. She exhibits her work in many prestigious galleries around New England, said a …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
We hear the local Dairy Queen has reopened for the season just in time for a snowstorm, and there is local help available for lower-income families doing their taxes.
- Josh Gray
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
1. Happy Leap Day! What do you do with a day that comes once but every four years? Tell us in the comments. (I'll be Patching as usual) 2. A reader was kind enough to Tweet me yesterday that the Marlborough Dairy Queen is now open. This is a sure sign of spring despite the impending bad weather. (See next item) 3. Marlborough and much of New England is expecting between four and eight inches of snow beginning this afternoon. Read the story and check back with Patch throughout the day to stay up to date on the latest total estimates. 4. Local residents can receive help at tax time by IRS-certified volunteers at three locations in Marlborough, said a recent release from the mayor's office. In addition to two locations run by AARP that serve…
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Just about everyday Marlborough Patch will highlight an interesting story from the Marlborough Daily Enterprise published on that date 100 years ago.
Oct. 5, 1911: Over Ninety Thousand: In Taxes Already Turned Over to City by Collector Osgood Wednesday Tax Collector W.H. Osgood took his turn beating and breaking records when he turned over $91,940.31 the amount of taxes collected during the past week. Last year the amount the first and corresponding week was 90,000. The large amount received by Tax Collector Osgood this year was a great surprise not only to the genial collector, but also to the entire staff of city hall employees. Click on the attached PDF file to see the rest of this story. Compiled from the archives at the Marlborough Public Library. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest Marlborough news, or simply hit the "like" button at the top of …