How can I learn more about the Senior Citizen Residential Property Tax Program?

“The Town of Andover’s “SCRPT” program provides seniors the opportunity to share their skills in service to the community and receive a tax abatement on their property taxes. This program is available to Andover residents who meet the following requirements: 

  • Age 60+
  • Applicants must be the assessed owner of the property on which the tax is abated. The property must be primary residence of the applicant.
  • No income guidelines for first qualified owner. Second qualifying owner may earn exemption if they meet the need requirements.
  • Current town/school employees are not eligible. This includes full time, part time, contract, substitute employees and/or those appointed to a board by the Town Manager.

Service Placements:

  • Applicants must commit to designated hours of service within the specified time frame.
  • Placements are coordinated by the SCRPT Program Coordinator. Placements are determined by matching applicant’s skills, interests and availability with job requests submitted.
  • Once enrolled, program participants will track and submit hours worked to the SCRPT Program Coordinator.
  • All time sheets must be signed by a town employee supervising the “SCRPT” worker, time sheets must be submitted on a regular basis to ensure accurate tracking. 

For more information or to enroll, contact the SCRPT Program Coordinator at the Center at 978-623-8320.”

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