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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. 

The Tax Collector’s Office will be STAFFED Mon., Tues., & Fri., 8:30 AM – 3 PM., and Wed. 10 A.M to 6 P.M. ,  & also available by appointment.   Please contact us by phone or email.  

The Office will be closed on all Thursdays, and also on Tuesday, May 24th, and Monday, May 30th.


PLEASE DO NOT USE DROP BOX AFTER 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 31st if you wish your payment to be posted with May interest calculations.   After that time,  payments will not be retrieved until Wednesday, June 1st, 2022, and another month’s interest will be added.   Suggestion:  Use post office or online after that 3:00 P.M. deadline.   


Options for Paying Taxes

 BLACK DROP BOX next to Front Door of Town Offices

Pay Online
View or Pay Your Taxes Online

  • A 2.95% service charge is added for all credit card transactions.
  • 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 pdf

Online lookup for taxes


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

Messages and Information from the Tax Collector

Legal Notice- FOR Jan. ’22

The mill rate  for July 1, 2021 thru June 30th, 2022 is set at 36.369.  It is a decrease from the previous year of 36.836 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 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.

Contact Information

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