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- Meetings and know what you are voting for; demand Town Officials to be forthright and ethical. Become an informed citizen for your own good and the good of our community.
- Failure to receive a bill does not relieve the taxpayer of the requirement to pay the statutorily required interest on his late payment.
- A Tax Collector does not have the authority to waive interest due on a delinquent tax.
Sec. 12-145 and Sec. 12-146
- Each tax payment made to a municipality shall be applied toward payment of oldest outstanding tax levied on such property.
- As soon as tax becomes delinquent, it shall be subject to interest at the rate of one and one-half per cent of such tax for each month or fraction thereof which elapses from the time when such tax becomes due and payable.
- Each municipality shall apply partial payments to the wiping out of interest before making any application to the principal.
- Any municipality may require that delinquent property taxes with respect to a motor vehicle shall be paid only in cash or by certified check or money order.
- When any person at the time he acquires equity in real estate, expressly assumes the payment of taxes which are to become payable thereafter, he shall become liable for the payment to the same extent as though such real estate were assessed in his name.
This office is bound by the laws in the State Statutes of Connecticut, and will not make any exceptions at any time.