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The Provincetown Part-Time Resident Taxpayers Association is a 100% volunteer-run organization of engaged taxpayers whose economic and cultural contributions in Provincetown are vital to the preservation and sustainability of the Town.


Part-time residents pay over 83% of property taxes in Provincetown.

PPRTA Community Service  Award

     2022                   2023                   2024
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We Educate.

The PPRTA provides Zoom seminars with community leaders available exclusively to members.

The PPRTA shares regular newsletters with members and friends to keep you informed about what's happening in Provincetown.

The PPRTA provides curated articles on relevant topics.

The PPRTA attends all Select Board meetings and provides summaries to members.

We Advocate.

The PPRTA makes public comments at Town Board meetings on behalf of concerned part-time resident taxpayers.

The PPRTA writes Op-Eds to local newspapers sharing the viewpoint of part-time residents with the broader community to help address misperceptions.

The PPRTA purchases advertising space in local papers to advocate for our positions on behalf of part-time resident taxpayers. 

The PPRTA represents part-time resident taxpayer viewpoints at Town meetings. 

We Build Community.


PPRTA members serve on Town Boards such as Water & Sewer Board, Landscape Committee, etc.


Our members serve on the Boards of non-profits such as the Provincetown Theater and Pilgrim Monument, among others.


Our members volunteer at community groups such as SKIP, WOMR, Swim4Life, and more.


The PPRTA Supports community organizations such as Friends of Provincetown Parks & Gardens, Portuguese Festival, and PIFF. 

Did You Know?

Nearly half of all jobs in Provincetown are related to Cape Cod’s seasonal economy and retiree population.


- 2019 Cape Cod Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Did You Know?

The seasonal population and visitors bring resources to the region that increase economic output and generate jobs and wages. Visitors and seasonal residents support arts, cultural, and other non-profit organizations and shop at local stores for groceries and hardware supplies.

- 2019 Cape Cod Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

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