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If you pay your taxes with a Credit or Debit card, we cannot clear your name with DMV until after we receive and process your online payment. If you pay by electronic check (or eCheck), there would be a minimum of a 5 business day wait from when we process your online payment; or if you provide us documentation that the payment has been taken out of your account.
By Mail - A return envelope is included with your tax bill. Write the list numbers on your check. Your list numbers are shown on your bill. You may add together all of your bills and write one check including real estate and motor vehicles. If you wish to have a receipt returned to you, please send the entire tax bill and a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment. We will not mail your receipt if you fail to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Mail payments to: Norwich Tax Collector, 100 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360. Do not mail cash.
In Person - You may pay by cash, check or credit card at the Tax Collector window on the first floor of City Hall. Also, during the peak collection times in July and January, you may pay your current levy tax bills at branches of PeoplesUnited Bank.
Pay your taxes online
If paying online through the City of Norwich Website, once we receive notification of the payment by Credit or Debit card (usually 1-2 business days after you finish the payment), we will be able to clear your name. If paid by electronic check (or eCheck), once we receive notification of the payment, there will be a minimum of a 5 day wait or if you can provide proof that the payment was successfully withdrawn from your account.
Motor Vehicle: Registered motorized or non-motorized vehicles, (including cars, trucks, trailers and motorcycles) are considered motor vehicles for tax purposes.
Personal Property: Personal property is a general category including business equipment, machinery, furniture and fixtures either owned or leased by business. Unregistered motor vehicles are also taxed as personal property.
Delinquent taxes and interest must be paid in full before payment on current bills can be accepted. Any payment you send in toward current taxes will be applied to outstanding back taxes.
You may be entitled to a credit if your vehicle has been: sold, and plates returned to DMV; stolen and not recovered; repossessed; declared a total loss by your insurance company; or, if you have moved from Connecticut and have registered the vehicle out of state.
Contact the Assessor’s Office for information regarding the acceptable forms of proof for the issuance of a credit. Two forms of documentation are required. You must apply for the credit within a limited time, so do not delay!
In July 2018, ALL Motor Vehicle taxes from the 2015 Grand List and prior were turned over to TaxServ Capital Services LLC. If you have taxes from the 2015 Grand List or prior, you must contact TaxServ Capital Services to get a payoff. A week after payment is made to the collection agency, the funds will be forwarded to the Norwich Tax Collector. After we are able to verify payment, we can accept payment on any later tax bills. Their phone number is 1-866-497-2427.
For businesses or companies that are no longer in business, delinquent accounts are turned over to TaxServ Capital Services LLC or by phone 866-497-2427
For businesses or companies still active, delinquent accounts are turned over to the New London County State Marshals Thomas Burke and Patricia Kobyluck-Burke. Their phone number is 860-859-9950.