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Tax Office

P. O.  Box 136
158 Main Street, Level 3
Thomaston, CT 06787                                                                                                                                                                                      Phone: (860) 283-4271
Fax: (860) 283-2893

 

Peggy Duffy, CCMC Tax Collector                                                                                                                                                                    Email: pduffy@thomastonct.org

Darryl Hotaling,CCMC Assistant Tax Collector 
Email: dhotaling@thomastonct.org

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Wednesday
                         8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Thursday
                         8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Friday

 

                The mill rate for the 2015 grand list is 34.07
 
When Taxes Are Due 

Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are paid in two installments, July 1st and Januray 1st (Normally). Failure to pay on or before August 1st or February 1st will result in a late payment with iinterest at 1.5% per month (18% per year) and computed from the Due date of July 1st or January 1st, per state statute 12-145. Minimum interest charge is $2.00.

Motor vehicle bills are due in one installment. Bills are calculated from an October 1st date. If you have sold or traded in an automobile for which you have received a bill plaese contact the assessor's office on how to proceed prior to paying yor bill.  The Assessor's number is 860-283-0305.

 

                   Notice to Thomaston Tax payers with DELINQUENT MOTOR VEHICLE taxes

On March 31, 2010 at a Thomaston town meeting an ordinance was adopted that requires ANY delinquent motor vehicle bill be charged a $2.00 delinquent fee. 


 

“Foreclosure Mediation:  Notice of Community Based Resources”  this information is being provided to the public in accordance with PA 12-1 Section 129, eff. 10/1/2012.

 

click here for the form:

 


 

                               CREDIT CARDS:

Thomaston taxpayers are now able to pay their real estate, personal property, motor vehicle, and supplemental motor vehicle taxes with a credit card, debit card, or e-check either online or in the Tax Office.  This service is provided through Point & Pay.

Please note, delinquent motor vehicle or supplemental motor vehicle taxes cannot be paid with a credit card, debit card, or e-check if you need immediate clearance for DMV. Payment must be in the form of cash, money order, or certified bank check per town ordinance.

Credit card, debit card and e-check payments:

To better serve the community, the Tax Office has partnered with Point & Pay to accept credit or debit card payments.  Point & Pay adds a 2.75% ($2.00 minimum) convenience fee for processing your payment on a credit or debit card. An e-check is $2.95 per check.   

MISCELLANEOUS:       
  • Please do not post date checks.
  • Please do not use staples.
  • Yes, you can write one check for all your tax bills.
  • Delinquent motor vehicle tax bills have to be paid with cash, money order or certified bank check per Town ordinance passed June 29, 2004.
  • Per State Statute 12-130 failure to have received a bill does not exempt the taxpayer from taxes or interest charge.
  • Interest can not be waived.
  • U.S. postmark date is used to determine interest.
  • Past due taxes must be paid before current taxes. The oldest list year is paid first (CGS12-146) except for prior years that are in litigation or predate a pending bankruptcy.
  • Concerning tax types within a given year; Unless the taxpayer indicates otherwise, payments are to be applied first to personal property, then to motor vehicle (regular or supplemental, whichever is older), then to real estate (CGS12-143).
  • Any payment received will be applied to interest, liens & fees first, then tax.(CGS 12-144b)
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