The primary objectives of the Revenue Collector are to secure the maximum collection of revenues due the town, maintain accurate collection records, ensure proper controls and safeguard the revenue collected..
The Office of the Revenue Collector is responsible for the collection, process and depositing of all personal and property taxes in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 12-130; serves as the central depository of revenue for the Town Manager’s Office, Town Clerk, Human Services, Parks and Recreation, Senior Center, Police, Library, Building, Engineering, Sanitation and Finance Departments. The Tax Office is also responsible for the collection of parking violation fines. The Revenue Office is responsible for approximately 80% of the collection of funds for the Town. In addition, the collector must enforce payment of delinquent taxes as required by State Statutes, using recommended collection methods; maintain accurate collection records and controls; and secures the maximum collection of revenue due to Newington and safeguards the collected revenues.
Tax Billing and Payment Information
All Motor Vehicle taxes are due in FULL July 1st. Real Estate and Personal Property taxes in amounts of $500.00 and over may be paid in full, or be paid in two installments. The first installment is due July 1st, and the second is due January 1st with 30 days to pay. Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes are due in FULL January 1st. The taxes must be paid in FULL during the month of the installment dates. All taxes paid late will be subject to an annual interest charge of 1 ½% per month from the DUE DATE (18% a.p.r.) with a minimum interest charge of $2.00.
The July bills for the Real Estate and Personal Property taxes have 3 parts. Part C is for the taxpayer’s records for both payments (which can be stamped by the office when paid). Part B is for the January 1st installment, and Part A is for the July 1st installment. NO BILL WILL BE MAILED FOR THE SECOND INSTALLMENT.
Real Estate taxes cover from July 1st of the current year through June 30th of the following year.
Personal Property taxes cover a business that was operating on October 1st of the previous year.
Motor Vehicle taxes cover from October 1st of the previous year through September 30th.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes cover from the date the vehicle was newly registered after
October 1st. Any questions contact the Assessor’s Office at 860-665-8530.
FOR OFFICE PAYMENTS: PLEASE BRING YOUR ENTIRE BILL INTO THE OFFICE.
No Debit or Credit Cards accepted in the Tax Office or by phone. Office Hrs. are Mon-Fri.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Make checks payable to “NEWINGTON REVENUE COLLECTOR”. Enclose the proper copy of the bill with your signed check. No Post-Dated Checks are accepted.
- If you need a receipt please include your portion of the bill and one for the office with a self-addressed and stamped envelope, or bring copies into the office for your receipt. Save your copy as a receipt for Federal and State Tax returns.
- If “BACK TAXES DUE” appear on your bill, please call the office at 860 665-8540 for the correct amount due. By State Statute all BACK TAXES must be paid first. This includes individuals who are joint on a vehicle. If you no longer own a car, etc. or have plate receipts contact the Assessor at 860 665-8530.
FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX BILL DOES NOT INVALIDATE THE TAX, INTEREST OR ADDED FEES.