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About motor vehicle or boat excise taxes - see this publication - http://ci.quincy.ma.us/filesDownload/TAXPAYER%20INFORMATION.pdf
The valuation for Motor Vehicle Excise tax purposes is based on a percentage of the manufacturer's suggested factory list price, new. In the year prior to the year of manufacture; for example a 2009 vehicle registered in 2008; the valuation would be 50% of the factory list price; in it's first year (2009 in 2009) the valuation would be 90% of the factory list price; in the second year (2009 in 2010) the valuation would be 60% of the factory list price; in the third year; 40% of the factory list price; in the fourth year 25% of the factory list price and in the fifth year and older, 10% of the original factory list price.
The tax rate for this tax is $25.00 per thousand dollars of value.
Here is the form you might need to use - http://ci.quincy.ma.us/filesDownload/PersProp-Form-of-List-2010.pdf
You need to use the form Personal Property Abatement application - http://ci.quincy.ma.us/filesDownload/Personal_Property_Abatement_Package.pdf
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