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By Mail - A return envelope is included with your tax bill. Write the list numbers on your check. Your list numbers are shown on your bill. You may add together all of your bills and write one check including real estate and motor vehicles. If you wish to have a receipt returned to you, please send the entire tax bill and a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment. We will not mail your receipt if you fail to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail payments to: Norwich Tax Collector, 100 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360. Do not mail cash.
In Person - You may pay by cash, check or credit card at the Tax Collector window on the first floor of City Hall. Also, during the peak collection times in July and January, you may pay your current levy tax bills at branches of PeoplesUnited Bank.
Pay your taxes online
Motor Vehicle: Registered motorized or non-motorized vehicles, (including cars, trucks, trailers and motorcycles) are considered motor vehicles for tax purposes.
Personal Property: Personal property is a general category including business equipment, machinery, furniture and fixtures either owned or leased by business. Unregistered motor vehicles are also taxed as personal property.
Delinquent taxes and interest must be paid in full before payment on current bills can be accepted. Any payment you send in toward current taxes will be applied to outstanding back taxes.
You may be entitled to a credit if your vehicle has been: sold, and plates returned to DMV; stolen and not recovered; repossessed; declared a total loss by your insurance company; or, if you have moved from Connecticut and have registered the vehicle out of state.
Contact the Assessor’s Office for information regarding the acceptable forms of proof for the issuance of a credit. Two forms of documentation are required. You must apply for the credit within a limited time, so do not delay!
After a period of time, the City of Norwich turns over unpaid motor vehicle and personal property tax bills to a collection agency or a State Marshal for collection. If you receive a notice for either of these entities regarding delinquent taxes, you must contact them directly and make arrangements to pay. While we are in the process of switching collection agencies during the month of June 2018, any and all back Motor Vehicle taxes are payable on our website or at our offices, AT NO ADDITIONAL COST. As of July 1st, 2018, the new company will be awarded the past due bills and addtional fees will apply. Please contact our offices for any further information.