Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the City of Milford, CT that the second installment of taxes on Real Estate Taxes/Sewer Use Service Fees, Motor Vehicle Taxes, Personal Property Taxes; as well as the Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes on the October 1, 2021, Grand List are due and payable on January 1, 2023. Payment may be made in advance.
The January 1, 2023 tax installment (from the 2021 Grand List) is due by February 1, 2023. You have until February 1, 2023, to pay without penalty. The payment must be received by the Tax Collector's Office or USPS/UPS/FedEx postmarked by February 1, 2023 to be considered timely.
The original Real Estate Taxes/Sewer Use Fees, Motor Vehicle Taxes, and Personal Property Taxes were mailed July 1, 2022, and contained both the July 1, 2022, AND January 1, 2023 billing.
The Supplemental Motor Vehicle bills were mailed December 27, 2022, and are expected to reach mailboxes within 1-2 days.
If you need tax bill information, please contact the Tax Collector at 203-783-3217.
Anyone who purchased property since the October 1, 2021, Grand List or has recently paid off a mortgage and does not have a tax bill, should contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 203-783-3217 so that a bill can be sent.
Under Connecticut General Statute, failure to have received a bill does not exempt the taxpayer from payment of all taxes, interest charges, and collections costs/fees. Interest is charged on all late payments by statute, no exceptions. If the installment is not paid on or before February 1, 2023, it is subject to interest at the statutory rate of 1.5 percent per month, calculated from January 1, 2023, or a $2.00 minimum, whichever is more.
Payments are accepted:
IN PERSON: Collection Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, except holidays. Closed January 2, 2023 and January 16, 2023. Located within the Parsons Government Building, 70 W River St, Milford CT 06460. Phone: 203-783-3217. Cash, Check or Debit/Credit card payments accepted. Service fees apply for Debit/Credit card payments.
ONLINE: Visit www.ci.milford.ct.us/tax-collector and select “view and pay tax bills.” Service fees apply.
PHONE: Through secure provider Point & Pay at 877-495-2729. 8am-11pm EST. Service fees apply.
MAIL: Make check payable to “Milford Tax Collector” and mail the correct bill coupon with payment to: Milford Tax Collector, P.O. Box 3025, Milford, CT 06460. To be on time, payment must be received, or USPS postmarked by February 1, 2023. If a receipt is required, include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
DROP BOX: Do NOT deposit cash payments. Interior drop box available during business hours Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm, except holidays. Exterior drop box available 24/7 and is located outside the Parsons Government Building on the sidewalk near the entrance to the Tax Office. Payments are date stamped, secured, and processed as time allows. No guarantee of same day processing. Considered timely according to date stamp. Payments submitted during non-business hours will be received when the office reopens. Please ensure payment is submitted by 4:30pm February 1, 2023, or payment will be considered late.
Advance Payment Notice/Additional Bill Information: If you are paying your bill in advance of the due date, the add to cart button may not be available on the displayed results. Find the current assessment year line item and select the "view" button, which looks like a magnifying glass icon to open the bill and make advance payment. This view will also let you see additional billing information such as assessed value, benefits, exemptions, due dates, etc.
Resident Parking Sticker Information: Current DMV vehicle registration is required to be presented to request your sticker. Additional information may be required. Stickers may be requested in person, by mail or online. To learn more or apply online please click here.
Motor Vehicle Information: The July 1, 2022 (first half) and January 1, 2023 (second half) motor vehicle tax bills reflect vehicle ownership as of the Grand List date 10/1/2021. The bill covers the time of 10/1/2021-9/30/2022.
The January 1, 2023, supplemental motor vehicle bill is an interim tax bill covering a vehicle registered between October 1, 2021, and July 31, 2022. A CREDIT VEHICLE will appear if the plates were transferred from the original vehicle to the new vehicle. All billed taxes on the credit vehicle must be paid in full.
If you have CANCELED your vehicle license plate and NO LONGER OWN the vehicle, kindly notify the ASSESSOR 203-783-3215. The Assessor will require documented proof and determine if your vehicle is eligible for reassessment. Then, the Tax Collector will recalculate your bill based on the new assessment. The bill is STILL DUE by February 1, 2023. (or you can pay your original bill, and if you are eligible for an adjustment at a later date, then you could be eligible for a refund).
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Tax Collector.
The Milford Tax Collector's Office
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (we do not close for lunch)