BRISTOL – City Tax Collector Ann Bednarz has announced that tax bills on the Grand List of Oct. 1, 2018, will be mailed on June 28.
The current mill rate is 38.05 per $1,000 of assessment.
Real Estate and Personal Property bills over $100 are payable in two installments. The first payment is due July 1 and is payable on or before Aug. 1 without interest. The second payment is due Jan. 1, 2020, and is payable on or before Feb. 3, 2020, without interest.
All motor vehicle bills are due July 1 in one installment, payable on or before Aug. 1. All payments must be received or U.S. Postal Service postmarked by Aug. 1 or they will be considered delinquent.
Delinquent payments are subject to an interest charge of 1.5% per month, starting with the July 1 due date. The minimum calculated interest charge is $2, per Connecticut State Statute Sec. 12-146.
For essential information regarding municipal taxes, to keep up with important deadlines, or to make a payment, visit the Tax Office Page at www.bristolct.gov .
Failure to receive a bill for any reason will not invalidate the tax and/or the interest penalty per Connecticut State Statute Sec. 12-130.
Contact the Assessor’s Office at 860-584-6240 if you have received a bill for a vehicle that you no longer have and for questions regarding assessments and exemptions.
Any unpaid motor vehicle tax bill older than six months may be in jeopardy of being booted and/or reported to a collection agency and additional fees may apply.
The Tax Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, at City Hall, 111 North Main St.
Visit the Tax Office Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bristolcttaxoffice to receive updates and reminders.
To avoid long lines, mail payments to the Tax Collector’s Office, P.O. Box 1040, Bristol CT 06011-1040. The entire three-art bill and a self-addressed stamped envelope must accompany the payment if a receipt is desired through the U.S. Postal Service.