Tax Collection

COVID-19 Notification

Because of the pandemic, the City encourages taxpayers to pay their taxes online or through the mail if at all possible. 

The City will waive the electronic check fees for paying property taxes online through September 30, 2020.  

During August 2020, the Tax Office will be accepting in-person payments on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Although they will accept in-person cash payments, the City encourages people paying in-person to pay by personal check, bank check or money order. Cash payments will be accepted but, in order to lessen the chance of spreading germs, please consider paying by any means other than cash if at all possible.

Mission

The mission of the Tax Collector is to collect all Real Estate, Personal Property and Motor Vehicle tax revenue due to the City of Norwich in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes as well as provide taxpayers with information and assistance in a prompt and courteous manner. Tax bills are generated based on the mill rate set by the City Council in the adopted budget, and the Grand List (GL) provided from the assessor of all taxable property located in Norwich as of October 1 of each year.

This function is done by the Tax Collector, the Collector of Delinquent Taxes, and the Revenue Clerks.

Online Property Tax Information & Payments

Norwich property tax information is available by clicking on Tax Bill Inquiry. Taxes can be paid directly from that website. Payments are accepted from electronic check, credit, or debit cards. Convenience fees apply.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding paying your tax bills online when you have delinquent motor vehicle taxes and need to register or re-register a vehicle. Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. If any inquiry results in instructions to contact the Tax Collector’s office, please call us at (860) 823-3760.

Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) also cover an array of other situations including Motor Vehicle and Real Estate billing questions, inquiries on interest, mill rates, methods of payment accepted and what to do in the case of a demand, notice of lien or letter from a collection agency.