AS A COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURE, THE FINANCE BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.
THE DRIVE THRU WINDOW IS OPEN FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS.
FOR YOUR SAFETY, YOU MUST REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE. NO WALK UPS.
The Tax Division of the Department of Finance is responsible for the issuing of tax bills and the collection of all taxes (real estate, personal property and motor vehicles), and tax liens levied by the City.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is 39.90
City Center District Mill Rate Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is 1.20
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 was 43.62 Mills
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018 was 43.17 Mills.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017 was 40.46 Mills
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016 was 39.49 Mills.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2014 - 2015 was 38.00 Mills.
A Mill is 1/1000 of a dollar.
Taxes are computed by multiplying assessment value by the Mill Rate.
Example: Assessed Value of Property $200,000 Mill Rate
Therefore: $200,000 x .0399 = $7,980.00 annual tax
Real Estate Taxes and Personal Property Taxes over $100 are due in two installments. All bills are mailed in June with enough copies for both installments. No bill will be sent for the 2nd installment in January.
Regular Motor Vehicle Taxes due in one installment on July 1st.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle Taxes are due in one installment on January 1st.
Interest penalties on delinquent taxes accrue at a rate of 18% per annum by State Statute.
Payments received after the thirty (30) day grace period are considered two (2) months delinquent, i.e. 3% interest penalty, thereafter, 1.5% additional per month.
Checks returned for insufficient funds will be assessed an additional twenty dollar ($20.00) fee and tax, interest and penalty will be required to be paid by certified check or cash.
TO VIEW AND PAY TAX BILLS ONLINE:
View Real Estate, Motor Vehicle and Personal Property Tax Bills and payment history on-line at:
Use this site to obtain the payment information needed for filing your State and Federal Income Taxes and to find out the balance of any outstanding bills.
Payments can be made using a Debit/Credit Card or e-check either on-line or in person at our office through this link to Point n Pay.
Point n Pay is a fee-based service and fees will be quoted to you during your transaction.
Department of Motor Vehicles Releases will be held for 10 business days if payment is made by check or e-check.
**If you have made a payment online and are seeking a DMV clearance, you must contact our office.**
Mon-Fri 8:30 - 4:00
Fax: (860) 447-5298
15 Masonic Street
P. O. Box 1305
New London, CT 06320
Tax Collector / Collector of Revenues