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.
The Tax Collector’s Office is STAFFED Mon. & Tues. & Fri., 8:30 AM – 3 PM., and Wed. 10 A.M to 5:30 P.M. Office will be closed on Monday, June 19th, 2023 in observation of Juneteenth.
Please contact us by phone or email.
Town Offices are always closed on all Thursdays.
PLEASE DO NOT USE DROP BOX AFTER 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 31st if you wish your payment to be posted with interest calculations thru May. Suggestion: Use online after that 3:00 P.M. deadline.
PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE FOR CORRECT AMOUNTS. Liens have been filed on the current year’s unpaid Real Estate Taxes . 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
- A 2.95% service charge is added for all credit card transactions, changing to 2.99% on June 20th, 2023 minimum fee of $3.95
- 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, 2022 thru June 30th, 2023 is set at 32.265 and calculated on the new revaluation assessments. It is a decrease from the previous year of 36.369 mills.
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
Motor Vehicle Credit Proof Required – New from Tax Collector + Assessor – revised
Motor Vehicle Credit Application
About Tax Sales
Click here to view information about Connecticut Tax Sales of Certain Municipalities and for General Information About Tax Sales.