Tax Payment Dates and Information
The Mill Rate for the 2016 Grand List is $30.48
Real Estate and Personal Property first installment taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2016 are due and payable on July 1, 2017, with a 30 day grace period. Final date to pay without penalty is August 1, 2017. The bills will be mailed at the end of June 2017. The second installment will be due January 1, 2018, with a 30 day grace period. Final date to pay without penalty is February 1, 2018. The town DOES NOT mail bills for the second installment. It is up to the taxpayer to remember to pay.
Motor Vehicle tax bills are due in one payment on July 1, 2017 , with a 30 day grace period. Final date to pay without penalty is August 1, 2017. The bills will be mailed at the end of June 2017. The bill reflects the ownership of a vehicle as of October 1, 2016.
If payment is not made within one month of the due date, the installment due will become delinquent and will immediately be subject to 3% interest. From then on, additional interest of 1-1/2% per month (18% annually) will be added to the 3% The minimum interest charge is $2.00.
Any person who has purchased real estate or a business after the October 1, 2016 assessment date and has assumed the payment of taxes that will become due July 2017, should contact the Tax Office if they do not have a copy of the real estate or personal property tax bill; (860)276-6259.
It is the taxpayer's responsibility to make sure the tax is paid since failure to receive a bill does not invalidate the tax and/or interest; Connecticut State Statute 12-70/12-130.