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Local boards of assessors and all those interested can now check out the fiscal year 2010 pipeline company central valuations and new growth at the Division of Local Services’ website. These values can be found in the Local Assessment section entitled "Centrally Valued Utilities – Telephone & Telegraph, Pipeline Companies" or by clicking the above link.


The Commissioner of Revenue has determined, and therefore certified, the full and fair cash valuation of taxable telephone and telegraph machinery, poles, wires and underground conduits, wires and pipes of the centrally valued telephone and telegraph companies, as of January 1, 2009. These valuations are certified for fiscal year 2010 under the authority of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 59, Section 39.


Property owners or boards of assessors wishing to appeal the valuation(s) must make an appeal to the Appellate Tax Board on or before July 15, 2009. 


If you are a municipality seeking additional information please contact Walter Sandoval Dusza at 617-626-4087 or


If you are a member of the legislature or a member of the press seeking additional information please contact S.J. Port at (617) 626 – 2377 or

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