Welcome to May! The temperature's rising, the days are getting longer, and Back Bayers, your quarterly property tax payment is due to the city.
You can read a property tax FAQ on the city of Boston's website. What happens if you don't pay? The vig starts running; the city will assess a 14 percent per annum interest rate on the amount owed. And no, the city won't accept the Steve Martin "I forgot" defense.
Click here to pay your tax bill online. And cheer up, because once that payment's processed, you get a whole three months until the next installent comes due.