The current mill rate is 29.44
Duties and Responsibilities
The Collector of Revenue Office is responsible for the collection of Real Estate Tax, Motor Vehicle Tax, Personal Property Tax as well as Sewer Assessment and Use fees for properties connected to the Sewer System.
Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax of $100. or less are due and payable July 1st
Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax over $100. are due and payable in two installments. The first installment is due July 1st and the second installment is due January 1st.
Motor Vehicle Tax is due and payable on July 1st.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax is due and payable on January 1st.
Taxes may be paid online using an ACH payment, VISA, Mastercard or Discover. See Online Tax/Payments link on the Town web page. Sewer use payments cannot be paid using these options at this time. There are fees associated with the online payment option. ACH .50 per transaction, 3% on credit cards and $3.95 on debit cards.
Sewer Use fees are due and payable on October 1st.
There is a 30-day grace period from the due date before the tax or fee becomes delinquent and interest charges apply.
Questions concerning the payment of tax or fees may be directed to Kristy Merrifield, CCMC, Collector of Revenue, or her staff Melanie Jump, by calling (860) 267-2300, or in writing to Collector of Revenue, PO Box 178, East Hampton Connecticut 06424, or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facts about the Collector of Revenue's Office
We not only collect tax dollars, but also sewer use fees.
We are in constant touch with approximately 160 banks/mortgaging institutions which collect approximately 2,800 real estate tax bills in escrow.