All persons liable to pay taxes to the Town of East Hampton, levied upon the list of October 1, 2012 are hereby notified that the first installment of the taxes are due and payable on July 1, 2013 at the rate of 26.63 mills on the dollar. The tax bills were mailed out the end of June, 2013.
Second installments on real estate and/or personal property will be due and payable January 1, 2014 and can be paid any date prior if desired. Both installments can be paid in July 2013.
Taxes must be paid by August 1, 2013 to avoid interest. All prior delinquent taxes must be paid by July 31, 2013 to avoid additional interest.
Non receipt of a tax bill does not invalidate the tax and interest or applicable fees. If you have not received a tax bill, please call the office or go on the Town website at www.easthamptonct.gov to obtain payment information.
Both delinquent AND current motor vehicle taxes must be paid by CASH or MONEY ORDER IN FULL in order to receive a release for DMV or a stamp on your registration renewal form.
The real estate and personal property tax bills are in three parts again this year: the top part (C) is the tax payer’s copy for your records, the middle part (B) is for your January payment and the bottom part (A) is for your July payment. The motor vehicle tax bill is in two parts with the top part being the taxpayer’s copy for you to keep for your records while the bottom part is for your July payment. If paying your tax bill in person please bring the entire billl with you so that we can stamp the top part as a receipt for you and use the bottom part for your payment. If you are paying by mail please send in the bottom part with your check. If you are paying by mail and would like a receipt please mail in your entire bill and a self-addressed stamped envelope with
your check and we will mail your receipt back to you.
You can go to the Town website at www.easthamptonct.gov and pay your taxes using an ACH payment, debit card, or Visa, Discover, or Mastercard charges cards only. There are fees associated with the online payment option. ACH .50 per transaction, 3% on credit cards and $3.95 on debit cards.
Any questions regarding taxes, call the Tax Office at (860) 267-2300. Any questions regarding assessments, exemptions or credits, call the Assessor’s Office at (860) 267-2510.