The Treasurer/Collector Department furthers the mission of the Finance Department through timely, accurate billing and collection of revenue. To provide courteous, comprehensive service to citizens seeking information or assistance.

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Our Central Services Counter provides citizens with a central location to conduct Town business related to taxes, water/sewer utility bills, parking tickets, and more. General inquiries are answered or directed to the appropriate department.
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Direct Debit Program

The Town of Amherst offers a Direct Debit Program for residents to enroll in automatic bill paying through their bank account. There is no fee to enroll in this program, however, we recommend checking with your banking institute before signing up. Any bills due prior to enrollment must be paid conventionally and will not be taken via direct debit. 

Instructions for Enrollment 

Application for Enrollment

Paperless Billing

Go paperless! Sign up to receive your Water & Sewer Bills and/or Real Estate Bills electronically via email. 

Changes to Paperless Billing? Email your changes to the Collector's Office or re-enroll with new information. 

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Municipal Lien Certificates (MLC's) are available upon written request through the Treasurer/Collector's Office and cost $25.00.  Please send your written request to Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave.  Requests must include the parcel ID of the property, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and a check for $25.00. If you do not know the parcel ID of the property, please call our Assessor's Office at 413-259-3024.

Please note: MLC's take up to 10 business days to complete. 

The Treasurer reports annually to the Town of investments in the top 200 corporations on the Carbon Tracker Initiative's Unburnable Carbon report.  As of April 15, 2017, the Town holds no listed investments.