Finance Department

Please be advised that the Collectors Office is not currently accepting in person payments of tax bills, excise or other bills normally dropped off at the office.  

During this time, please either mail them to the office at 37 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA 02554 or make payments online for real estate tax bills and motor vehicle excise bills at

If you must drop payments or documentation in person, please use the drop box located at 37 Washington Street. The lockbox is mounted through the wall of the building and is located in the corner under the porch. 


  • Assess real estate and personal property taxes.
  • Collect taxes and fees for many departments and agencies.
  • Coordinate the financial services of the town.
  • Manage insurance needs.
  • Oversee risk management.
  • Process town invoices.
  • Process town payroll.
  • Provide assistance to citizens and town agencies in town financial matters.
  • Retain copies of all contracts executed by the town and county.