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Financial Report 2008
 

TAX COLLECTION DIVISION

Marc Nelson, CCMC

Tax Collector

Mission Statement - The Tax Collector’s Office maximizes the collection of current year and delinquent municipal taxes due on personal property, motor vehicle and real estate holdings. Tax Office personnel continually strive to provide superior customer service to taxpayers and the public-at-large, while managing nearly eighty-thousand taxpayer accounts and processing nearly a quarter of a million financial transactions annually.

Current Mill Rate is: 71.79

Pay/View Taxes Online Tax Payment Information
GENERAL INFORMATION MOTOR VEHICLE QUESTIONS
PAYMENT INFORMATION EXEMPTIONS/TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS
LATE PAYMENT ISSUES PROPERTY REVALUATION
REAL ESTATE ISSUES KEY CONTACT INFORMATION

Property Taxes:
In Connecticut, the collection of property taxes is the exclusive function of municipal government. The official responsible for this function is the local Tax Collector. The Tax Collector in Hartford is appointed. Tax collectors are responsible for insuring that all property taxes due the municipality are collected.

Why Stand In Line?   If you are current with your taxes and received your tax bill, you can save time by mailing payment to the address provided with the bill.

Real Estate Closing:  

If you want a printed copy, Download this request form   fill it out and fax it back to us at (860) 722-6085. 

Tax Refund: If you are due a tax refund for reasons such as a motor vehicle was sold or damaged, veteran's exemption not applied or if you overpaid your taxes... you may download a "Request for Refund Application".  You may also download the instructions for the form. 

Other Tax Payment Information:

You may also download the Tax Payment General Information form  and fax your inquiry to the Tax Collector's Office at (860) 722-6085.
Requests must be made in writing using the above linked form to ensure accuracy and completeness.   Requests should be specific as to the owner name, address, and property description.  Request must include a telephone number where someone can be reached in case there is a question.

Questions regarding  assessed value, exemptions,  tax relief programs, as well as motor vehicles that have been sold, totaled, stolen, moved out of state or should be taxed by another town will be answered by the Tax Assessor.  

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