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COLLECTOR OF REVENUE

Terry Hjarne, Collector of Revenue
860-870-3660 - Phone
870-3585 - Fax
8 Park Place

Online Tax Inquiry / Payment

 

 
Notices

 
 

Tax Billing Schedule
2012 Grand List
Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Bills
Yearly tax bills will be mailed the last week of June. No bills are mailed for the second installment.  Please retain your annual bill mailed to you so that you will have the 2nd installment payment stub.

  • 1st installment is due July 1, 2013 with a grace period of 1 month.  The last day to pay without interest:  August 1, 2013.
  • 2nd installment is due January 1, 2014 with a grace period of 1 month.  Last day to pay without interest:  February 3, 2014.

Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
Yearly tax bills will be mailed the last week of June

  • Total is due July 1, 2013 with a grace period of 1 month. Last day to pay without interest:  August 1, 2013.

Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
Supplementals are mailed during mid-December.

  • Total is due January 1, 2014 with a grace period of 1 month.  Last day to pay without interest:  February 3, 2014.

 

Payment Options

To obtain DMV clearance, please pay in the office by money order or cash only


Option 1:
  View and/or pay your bill online by E-check, credit card, or debit card. A nominal fee will be charged by the vendor, Invoice Cloud. If you do not have internet access a kiosk is available in the Collectors Office to make your online payments.

 

Option 2: A pay by phone option is also available through Official Payments. Call (800) 272-9829 to make a payment. Enter Jurisdiction Code 1711.

 

Option 3: Mail your payment to:

Collector of Revenue, Town of Vernon
P.O. Box 387
Vernon, CT 06066-0387

Note:  If you wish to have a receipt, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

 

Option 4:  Pay in the Office of the Collector of Revenue, 8 Park Place, Vernon, CT. 

Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


For questions, call the Tax Office @ (860) 870-3660. 

Contact the Assessor's Office for all questions regarding assessment values @  (860) 870-3625.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  How is a penalty assessed?

A: To avoid a penalty, your payment must be postmarked or hand delivered no later than August 1, 2013 or February 3, 2014.  Payments postmarked after those dates will incur interest at the rate of 1.5% per month calculated back to the due date (July 1 or January 1).

Q:  If I am paying more than one tax bill, do I need a separate check for each account?

A:   No.  You may pay all accounts with one check.  Just be sure to reference each tax account number on the memo line of your check.

Note: Sewer use and assessments must be paid separately to the Water Pollution Control Authority

Q:  How was my tax calculated?

A:  Your tax was determined by this formula:  Assessment x Mill Rate = Tax  The current mill rate will be noted at the top of your statement.

Q:  What if I received a tax bill for real estate I no longer own?

A:  Please notify the tax office immediately at (860) 870-3660.

Q: If I received a tax bill for my property and my bank is responsible for making payment, what should I do?

A:  Forward your bill to the bank and ask your bank to contact the tax office to request that all future tax bills be sent directly to them. (Note: Only one tax bill is sent; this means if you received the bill, your bank did not).

Q:  Are there tax discounts for elderly residents?

A: Yes, but income, age and other eligibility requirements must be met.  Call the Assessor's Office after February 1 for information. (860) 870-3625

 

The Tax Collector's Office - Town Hall Annex
8 Park Place
Vernon-Rockville, CT 06066
Phone: 870-3660
Email: taxoffice@vernon-ct.gov

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