Treasurer | Collector 

Third quarter real estate and personal property tax bills were issued on January 1, 2022.

Please call 978-526-2030 with any questions or if you did not receive your bill. Click here to pay online

Payment Drop Box

A public a drop box has been installed behind Town Hall next to the Blue Police Department Door. This box will is monitored by a security camera and has 24 hour accessibility. PLEASE NO CASH!

Unclaimed Funds

Pursuant to Mass General Law 200A, Jennifer Yaskell, Treasurer for the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, hereby serves notices of names of persons or vendors appearing to be owners of funds held by the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA and deemed abandoned.  To claim funds, a written request is required.  Information required is proof of ownership, full name, and current mailing address.  Request can be sent to or mailed to Town Hall Attn: Treasurer, 10 Central St., Manchester, MA 01944.  Amounts not claimed by September 30, 2020, will be deemed abandoned. 

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The Treasurer/Collector’s office is responsible for providing secure and accurate collection, disbursement and investment of all Town funds. Such funds include real estate, personal property, excise, and betterments as committed to us by the Assessors, as well as all water/sewer charges, state aid or reimbursement, and all other various departmental receipts of the Town. The Treasurer/Collector also handles the administration of Town Meeting authorized debt. The Treasurer/Collector must make an annual accounting for all receipts and disbursements and report on their official acts.

This office processes the payroll for all Town employees, coordinates administration of benefits for eligible employees, and serves as liaison to vendors for group health, retirement, dental, life and supplemental insurances.  

It is the mission of this department that its officers remain faithful to their oaths of office by serving in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the by-laws of the Town while maintaining high ethical standards. Customer service is a primary function of the office and all members of the public should expect to be treated with courtesy and respect.