property taxes

Scofflaws say they'll pay taxes: Error holds up Maxwell foreclosure

The city released its annual list of tax scofflaws this year, a tome of property owners that eschewed one or more of their quarterly payments last year. The list includes over 2,700 delinquent properties totaling over $8 million in owed taxes. The largest is Pier 4 in South Boston, which owes over $820,000, which it recently told the Boston Globe it would pay.

But a curious fact about the list, which yearly draws wide media attention, is that one can owe the city millions in back taxes and not be on it.  Read more