City of New Haven
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Tax Office - 203-946-8054
The City of New Haven has a full-time tax collector that works under the administrative direction of the state Office of Policy and Management,, and the Controller The primary responsibility of this position is the billing for and collection of all tax money due the city.
The Office of the Tax Collector is open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
The Tax Office will be open on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 9:00 am to Noon and will have extended hours from Monday, July 29, 2013 through Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Tax payments that were due 7/1/12, payable by 8/1/12 are now delinquent. Please check your account(s) online or contact the tax office at 203-946-8054.
A mill rate of one mill means that owners of real, personal and motor vehicle property are taxed at a rate of $1 on every $1,000 of assessed taxable property. Thus, a 38.88 mill rate means that a person with a house and lot assessed at $10,000 will pay $388.80 in real property taxes; another assessed at $70,000 will pay $2721.600. The mill rate for the 2011 Grand List is 38.88
Personal property and motor vehicle taxes are computed in the same manner.
" Payments made by credit or debit card using the online or phone service of "Official Payments Corp" will not prevent your automobile from being Seized or Booted if your taxes are delinquent. Payment must be made in person at the Office of the Tax Collector , 165 Church Street, New Haven, CT to ensure proper credit." Any payment made through Official Payment Corp takes 24 to 48 hours to process.
"IF YOUR CAR HAS BEEN SEIZED BY THE TAX COLLECTOR"
Enjoy the convenience, flexibility, and rewards of credit card payments for fees and taxes. Call 1-800-2PAY-TAX (1-800-272-9829) or visit www.officialpayments.com. There is a fee for using this service. JURISDICTION CODE 1729. Payment services provided by Official Payment Corp.
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If you need information regarding taxes paid for Federal or State Income Tax purposes please complete this form and mail, fax or email to the Office of the Tax Collector, 165 Church Street New Haven, CT 06510, Fax number 203.946.5561 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow 5 to 10 business days.