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Tax Collector’s Office

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 June, 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. 

Closed Friday, Wednesday, June 19th.  

For the month of July, the Tax Collector’s Office is open to the public Mon. & Tues. 8:30 AM – 3 PM, and Wed. 10 A.M to 5:30 P.M. 

Town Offices are always closed on all Thursdays and Fri. July 5th in observation of the holiday. 


Please remember that all taxes are now past due.  You may check your amounts online, or send an email, or give us a call. Allow adequate time in paying delinquent motor vehicle taxes if you need to be released for the hold at DMV.  Taxpayers are experiencing challenges in renewing their registrations on time when they realize that they are being held up for non payment of their taxes. With three year renewal schedules, the amount can be significant.  See article below for checking compliance issues. 


PLEASE DO NOT USE DROP BOX for June interest calculations after 3:00 P.M. on Friday, June 28th. The box will not be checked again until Monday, July 1st.  July interest calculations will be applied.  

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

Online lookup for taxes for website. ’23


Options for Paying Taxes


 BLACK DROP BOX next to Front Door of Town Offices

Pay Online
View or Pay Your Taxes Online

  • 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

Paying-Taxes Online


Download Documents, Forms and Applications

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

Legal Notice for July 2024

The mill rate  for July 1, 2024 thru June 30th, 2025 is set at 34.364 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 Credit Proof Required – New from Tax Collector + Assessor – revised June 2023

Motor Vehicle Credit Application

To look up your compliance issues online with QR code


About Tax Sales
Click here to view information about Connecticut Tax Sales of Certain Municipalities and for General Information About Tax Sales.

Contact Information

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