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Posted on: August 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Monday, August 2nd - Last Day to Pay Without Penalty

Tax Bill July 2021

Effective Monday, August 02, 2021 when paying taxes or entering the Town Hall

  • Masks (covering both nose and mouth) must be worn by anyone inside of Town buildings
  • Any member of the public entering any Town building will be asked a series of COVID-19 Screening Questions

Please note, some departments have building or department-specific policies that should be reviewed prior to visiting. As we work together through this transition, members of the public are encouraged to call ahead to ensure that the services they are seeking are available.

Real Estate, Personal Property, and Motor Vehicle tax bills for the 2020 Grand List were mailed at the end of June.  Real Estate and Motor Vehicle bills may be placed in the same envelope. The bills are dated July 1st and taxpayers do have the entire month of July to pay. The last day to pay without penalty is August 2nd. On August 3rd interest will be charged according to CT State Statute Sec. 12-146. Also, any payments must be applied to the oldest tax first according to CT State Statute Sec. 12-144b.

Do not pay online if a Motor Vehicle release is needed. Call Revenue Office for more information (860) 665-8540. If you received a tax bill for a vehicle you no longer own and have questions, contact the Assessor’s office at or (860) 665-8530.

Parking is available in the new parking lot near the Community Center. The Town Hall entrance is at the far end. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are no evening or weekend hours.

Payments may be made by check, money order or cash. Make checks payable to Newington Revenue Collector. One check may be made out for multiple tax bills. Postdated checks will not be accepted. Credit/debit card payments can only be made online, and cannot be accepted in the Tax Office or by telephone. Online electronic check payments are also accepted. A tax payment drop box is located in the Police Dept. parking lot.

When paying at the Tax Office, bring the entire tax bill to have a paid receipt. If you are mailing your payment, include your entire bill with a self-addressed stamped envelope to receive a receipt.

Note:  Taxpayers are responsible to make sure their taxes are paid when due.  Failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax, interest or fees.

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