Tax Collector Division

About us

The City of New Haven has a full-time tax collector that works under the administrative direction of the state Office of Policy and Management and the Controller. The primary responsibility of this position is the billing for and collection of all tax money due to the city.


The first installment of Real Estate/Special Service District, Personal Property and Motor Vehicle tax on the Grand List of October 1, 2019 are due on July 1, 2020 and payable during the month of July, 2020. 

Unpaid taxes will be considered delinquent as of August 4, 2020.

On that date, interest will be charged from the original due date of July 1, 2020

Mill Rate

The mill rate for the 2019 Grand List is 43.88. A mill rate of one mill means that owners of real, personal and motor vehicle property are taxed at a rate of $1 on every $1,000 of assessed taxable property. Therefore, a property assessed at $10,000. will pay a tax of $438.80.

Personal property and motor vehicle are computed in the same manner.

If you have received a tax bill from a town/city in which you did not reside in or garage your vehicle in as of October 1, 2018, contact the Assessor to request a transfer to the correct town/city of residency as of October 1, 2018.

"Payments made by credit or debit card using the online service will not prevent your automobile from being Seized or Booted if your taxes are delinquent."

Any payment made using a credit or debit card takes 24 to 48 hours to process.

Contact Us

Tax Collector

(203) 946-8054

165 Church St. 1st Floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.