• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tax Division

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 2016-2017 is 40.46 Mills.

City Center District Mill Rate Fiscal Year 2016-2017 is 1.37 

Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016 was 39.49 Mills.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2014 - 2015 was 38.00 Mills.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2013 - 2014 was 27.50 Mills.
Mill Rate for Fiscal Year 2012 - 2013 was 26.60 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 40.46
Therefore: $200,000 x .04046=$8,092.00 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 installlment 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 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.

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, tax deferments or payment plans 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:

1. Exemptions
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.



Contact Information

Address: 15 Masonic Street
P. O. Box 1305 
New London, CT 06320
Phone: (860)447-5208
Fax: (860) 447-5298 

Maureen A. Farrell 
Tax Collector / Collector of Revenues
Phone: (860) 447-5208

Tax Clerk
Phone: (860) 447-5208

Danielle Delalla
Tax Clerk
Phone: (860) 447-5208