Linda G. Gagne, CCMC, Tax Collector
The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for collecting the municipal taxes on real estate, personal property, and motor vehicles in order to provide revenue for the programs deemed necessary and/or desirable to operate the Town. These taxes become due and payable on July 1 and Jan. 1. Interest is calculated and collected on all accounts past due on Aug. 1 and Feb. 1. Liens are filed on all unpaid current real estate taxes in the spring.
For the month of February, the Tax Collector’s Office is open to the public Mon., Tues. & Fri.,8:30 AM – 3 PM., and Wed. 10 A.M to 5:30 P.M.
Please remember that your second installment of Real Estate and Personal Property Tax, and the Supplemental Motor Vehicle Taxes is now past due. You may check your amounts online, or send an email, or give us a call.
Town Offices are always closed on all Thursdays.
PLEASE DO NOT USE DROP BOX for February interest calculations after 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Feb. 28th. The box will not be checked again until Friday, March 1st, at which time all payments will be receipted as March payments.
Suggestion: Use online or the postal service after that 3:00 P.M. deadline.
PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR CORRECT AMOUNTS. Updated amounts are on the website. If your bill is changed due to a certificate of correction from the assessor’s office, the new amount is available on the website the following day.
Looking up Tax Information for IRS Purpose
Options for Paying Taxes
BLACK DROP BOX next to Front Door of Town Offices
- A 2.99% service charge is added for all credit card transactions, minimum fee of $3.95. Debit Cards must be treated as credit cards.
- A $.95 charge is added for check transactions.
- If you are having a problem paying your taxes online, try closing your browser and use Google Chrome.
Step by Step Instructions on How to Pay Taxes Online
Pay by Mail
Payments made payable to Ashford Tax Collector should be mailed to:
Ashford Tax Collector
P. O. Box 173
Ashford, CT 06278
Please use Black or Blue Ink only.
Messages and Information from the Tax Collector
The mill rate for July 1, 2023 thru June 30th, 2024 is set at 33.085 for Real Estate and Personal Property. The mill rate for Motor Vehicles is set at the state cap of 32.46 .
TO OBTAIN AN IMMEDIATE DMV RELEASE payment must be made by Bank check or Money Order. If you use the online option, you will need to wait 10 business days to have the delinquency removed from the DMV unless paid online by credit card.
MOTOR VEHICLE INFO