Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Tax Bills
Failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax or interest due. As owners of property, taxpayers are responsible to know when their taxes are due. Failure to have received a bill does not exempt the taxpayer from payment of all taxes and all interest charges and collection cost, per Conn. Gen. Stat. 12-130 and 12- 146. Interest is charged to all late payments. There are no exceptions to this policy.
Tax Bills are mailed in Late June [ for October 1t Grand List ] and Late December [ for Supplemental Grand List ], installment due dates of July 1 st and January 1 st. Taxes must be paid within a month of the due date; if not, there is an interest charge of 1.5 % per Month (18 % annually), from the due date with a minimum interest charge of $ 2.00 per bill.
Real Estate Taxes : First half due July 1 st each year, 2 nd half due January 1 each year. No bill will be sent for second installment.
Motor Vehicle and Personal Property Taxes: First half due July 1 st each year, 2 nd half due January 1 st each year. No bill will be sent for the second installment.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle Taxes: Due January 1 each year for vehicles registered after that years' assessment date October 1 st and before July 31 st
Mail in payments by Personal Check, Money Order or Bank Check.
Please do not mail in cash payments.
Taxes can be paid by credit card. The tax office will accepted payments by MasterCard, Visa or Discover --- a transaction fee applies.
The Tax Collection Office suggests you keep your receipts for 15 years
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