The New York Times and many other sources have estimated that about 60% of all properties are overvalued by the assessors. The property tax is the only tax that is based on an “opinion” which is often quite subjective. This blog intends to give you the information you need to find out if you are paying more than your fair share of the tax burden. I am not a lawyer. I am a retired City of Boston Assessor. For the past six years I have represented clients in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. I can tell you how the system really works. And yes, the cards are stacked against the taxpayer. Please follow my blog. I will help you reduce your tax obligation.