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 for Real Estate and Personal Property, Motor Vehicles and Supplemental Motor Vehicles
City Center District Mill Rate Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is 1.20
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 was 43.62
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. One-half due July 1st and one-half due January 1st. 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.
All taxes due have an initial thirty (30) day grace period.
Therefore, taxes due are not considered delinquent until the second of the month immediately succeeding the due date of the tax.
VIEW AND PAY TAX BILLS
View Real Estate, Motor Vehicle and Personal Property Tax Bills and payment history on-line through Quality Data Service. 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.
Access both services at:
A payment postmarked by the first day of the month immediately succeeding the due date is considered on time.
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.
Questions pertaining to tax abatements or tax deferments should be directed to the Tax Collector.
Please contact the Assessment Division of the Department of Finance at (860) 447-5216 with questions pertaining to the following:
2. Adjustments to or proration of tax bills
3. Non-resident military personnel seeking exemption.
Click here to go to the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles.
15 Masonic Street
P. O. Box 1305
New London, CT 06320
Tax Collector / Collector of Revenues
Fax: (860) 447-5298