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Vernon, a celebrated place to live, work and visit. 

Collector of Revenue

 TO OBTAIN A DMV RELEASE within 24 hours payment must be made in the Tax Office with Cash, Bank check or Money Order. 
DO NOT PAY ONLINE If you need DMV Clearance.

 

Online Tax Inquiry / Payment 
(Do not use if you need a DMV Clearance.)

 

 

 

Researching your tax PAYMENT RECORDS: Access to payment history is 24 hours a day 365 days a year

A search option is available for taxpayers to use when compiling their year-end information to prepare tax documents for Federal and State filing. This may also be used to look up your tax bills and make payments.

Town of Vernon Website, www.vernon-ct.gov, Department of Collector of Revenue. Below is an example

This tax information is public information. It is possible that in spite of your best efforts to search, and in spite of our best efforts to provide the information, you may not locate all of the bills you are looking for.  If you cannot find what you are looking for by searching one way, we suggest searching another.  If you are seeking a definitive answer as to what or how much you owe, speak to one of our tax collector office employee’s.  If you are seeking detailed payment history, there is no substitute for the receipt you were issued at the time you made your payment.  If transfer of property has taken place, Contact your closing attorney with any questions regarding your tax payments.


Payment Options
Tax Billing Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Motor Vehicles (PDF)*

Parking Ticket Protest Form

 

Notices

 

WARNING:

If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Town of Vernon here's what you should do:

   

   ♦  If you know you owe taxes or you think you might owe taxes call (860) 870-3660 and the clerk at that line can help

you with a payment issue.

 

We want to educate taxpayers so they can be vigilant and help protect themselves against phone or

email scams.  "Rest assured, we do not and will not ask for credit card numbers over the phone, nor request

a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer,"  "If someone unexpectedly calls claiming to be from the Town of  Vernon and

threatens police arrest, deportation or license revocation if you don't pay immediately, that is a sign that it really

isn't the Town of Vernon calling."

 

Tax sale information and property list

 No sales are scheduled at this time.

 

Tax Billing Schedule

2019 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, 2020 with a grace period of 1 month.  The last day to pay without interest:  August 3, 2020.
  • 2nd installment is due January 1, 2021 with a grace period of 1 month.  Last day to pay without interest:  February 1, 2021.

Motor Vehicle Tax Bills

Yearly tax bills will be mailed the last week of June

  • Total is due July 1, 2020 with a grace period of 1 month.  Last day to pay without interest: August 3, 2020.

Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax Bills

Supplementals are mailed during mid-December.

  • Total is due January 1, 2021 with a grace period of 1 month.  Last day to pay without interest:  February 1, 2021.

 

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, Point and Pay.

Online payments will incur a convenience fee. Convenience fees are non-refundable. The Town of Vernon receives only your payment amount. The convenience fee amount is automatically calculated and is shown on the payment page before you submit your payment for processing.

 

If there is an error in the credit card charge, please contact The Tax Office at (860) 870-3660.

  • The convenience fee when using a credit card is a percentage rate fee of 2.50% with a minimum charge of $2.00.

  • Visa Debit card only flat fee $3.95

  • The convenience fee when using an electronic check is waived until further notice.

 

 

 

 

Option 2: Mail your payment to:

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

 

 

Option 3:  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. 

Email: taxoffice@vernon-ct.gov

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

 Disclaimer:  This tax information is public information.  The Town of Vernon's goal is to provide this information to taxpayers and their agents in order to facilitate timely tax payments and to improve tax collections.  We update payment information daily. However, those using this application should recognize that it is possible that they may not be able to find all of the information they are seeking.  For example: if a taxpayer's name is misspelled; if a taxpayer has more than one customer Id number; if a street address is spelled in a different variation (ex., Lynnwood Road instead of Llynnwood Drive), etc., it is possible that in spite of your best efforts to search, and in spite of our best efforts to provide the information, you may not locate all of the bills you are looking for,  If you cannot find what you are looking for by searching one way, we suggest searching another way (for example, first by name, then by address).  If you are seeking a definitive answer as to what or how much you owe, there is no substitute for speaking one on one with a tax collector's office employee.  If you are seeking detailed payment history , there is no substitute for the receipt you were issued at the time you made your payment.  If transfer of property has taken place, Contact your closing attorney with any questions regarding your tax payments.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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.

Q: My household has suffered a reduction in income of at least 20% due to COVID-19. What assistance is available for tax and/or sewer use fees coming due on January 1, 2021?

A: In compliance with Executive Order NO 9R the Town Of Vernon will participate in a deferment program which shall offer to eligible taxpayers, businesses, nonprofits and residents a deferment of the grace period of any taxes on real property, personal property, motor vehicles, sewer use fees, or C-PACE assessments. Eligible taxpayers, businesses, nonprofits, and residents are those that attest to or document significant economic impact by COVID-19, and/or those that document they are providing relief to those significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application for Tax Relief is time sensitive and must be submitted to the Town Of Vernon no later than February 1, 2021 to be in compliance with Governor Lamont’s executive order. Applications are available online linked below, and at the office of the Collector of Revenue. A copy of the application will be mailed or attached to email upon request.


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