TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
ATTENTION ALL TAXPAYERS
Notice is hereby given to the Town of East Hampton Taxpayers that taxes for real estate, personal property and motor vehicles levied on the Grand List of October 1, 2016 are due and payable on July 1, 2017. The last day on which to pay without penalty is August 1, 2017. Real estate and personal property taxes over $100 may be paid in in two equal installments, July 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018. The tax is based on a mill rate of 31.32 mills which equates to $31.32 in taxes per $1,000 of net assessed value. Tax bills were mailed on June 28, 2017.
Late payments will be subject to interest penalty at the rate of 1 ½% per month or a fraction thereof, 18 % per annum, from the due date of the tax, as required by Conn. Gen. Stat. 12-130, 145 and 146.
Payments received August 2, 2017 and later, including payments postmarked August 2, and later, are considered past due. Payments legibly postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service on or before August 1, 2017 are considered on time regardless of when they are received by the Collector of Revenue’s Office. The minimum interest charge is $2 on each tax bill. A returned check fee is $20.
As owners of property, taxpayers are responsible to see that taxes are paid when due. Failure to have sent or received a bill does not exempt the taxpayer from payment of all taxes, interest charges and collection costs, as per Conn. Gen. Stat. 12-130 and 12-146. Interest is charged on all late payments. There are no exceptions.
Please make all checks payable to Town of East Hampton – Collector of Revenue. Payments may be mailed to Collector of Revenue, PO Box 178, East Hampton, CT 06424. Pay online by visiting our website at www.easthamptonct.gov; online payments are subject to convenience fees. Hours of collection are: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday 8:00 am – 6:30 pm and Friday 8:00 am – 12:30 pm.
Kristy L. Merrifield, CCMC
Collector of Revenue