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 property taxes in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes §12-130; serves as the central depository of revenue for the Town Clerk’s Office, Parks and Recreation, Senior Center, Police, Library, Building, Engineering, Sanitation and Finance Departments. It is also responsible for the collection of parking violation fines and other assessments. The Revenue Office is responsible for approximately 80% of the collection of funds for the Town of Newington. In addition, the collector must enforce payment of delinquent taxes as required by the State Statutes, using recommended collection methods; maintain accurate collection records and controls; and secures the maximum collection of revenue due the Town 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 $500.00 and over may be paid in full, or may be paid in two installments. The first installment is due July 1st, and the second installment is due January 1st. The taxes must be paid in FULL during the month of the installment dates. You have the entire month to pay your tax bill. 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 for each account.
Real Estate taxes cover from July 1st through June 30th.
Personal Property taxes cover a business that was operating October 1st of the previous year.
Motor Vehicle taxes cover from October 1st of the previous year through September 30th of the current year.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes cover from the date when the vehicle was registered through September 30th of the previous year.
The Newington Revenue Collector’s office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To ensure that your account is properly credited, the following steps should be followed when making payment:
- Make checks payable to “NEWINGTON REVENUE COLLECTOR”. Enclose the proper copy of bill with your signed check payment.
- If you pay by mail and you want to receive a receipt, send a self-addressed stamped envelope and both copies of the bill.
- If you pay in person, bring both copies to the Collector’s office.
- To avoid our long lines - mail your payment. We have enclosed a blue envelope for your convenience.
- If “BACK TAXES DUE” appears on bill, please call the office for the correct amount due before you send payment!
Save your copy as receipt for Federal and State tax returns.
Taxpayers are responsible to make sure that their taxes are paid when due! Failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax, interest or fees that are added.