Sherri Czyz, Tax Collector
Carol Kennett, Tax Assistant
Telephone: (860) 763-8210
PAY TAXES ONLINE:
Town of Somers Current Mil Rate: 23.37 effective July 01, 2013
Town of Somers Residents may now review their individual tax payment history, current taxes due, or print their bill on-line. Click on the 'Quick Link' above identified as 'Pay Taxes'. Follow instructions to obtain information.
WPCA Payments are now accepted in the Somers Tax Office. (Credit Cards accepted, 2.45% Convenience Fee, and a /Minimum $3.00 Interest fee -- American Express not accepted)
For general information on tax sales, Tax Sale info: How & Why a Tax Sale is Scheduled
Town of Somers Criteria For The Sale of a Real Estate Property by Tax Sale: Two(2) years delinquency on Real Estate Taxes and/or Sewer Taxes (includes payment plans which are in default). If the property has already been in a Tax Sale, one(1) day delinquency will constitute enough reason to include it in the next sale. http://www.cttaxsales.com/
Commercial Real Estate, Rental, and Investment properties shall be included on the list for a Tax Sale with delinquencies of taxes, fees and/or WPCA charges on the 1st day of the sixth month that these bills became due.
The Tax Collector's function is to enforce the collection of all taxes imposed by the Town of Somers, ( Real Estate, Personal Property, and Motor Vehicle) by utilizing all collection tools available to the Tax Office under state statutes and local ordinances, while maintaining a customer friendly office devoted to serving the public.
Important: The 1st installment of your Real Estate Tax, Motor Vehicle Taxes $250.00 and over per vehicle, plus your Personal Property bill is now delinquent. The 'Online' system is in 'live time' so the totals you see are correct. There is interest accured at 1 1/2% per month on all delinquent bills beginning July 01, 2013. Please pay the oldest bills first. Taxes were delinquent on August 02, 2013 unless actually postmarked by August 01, 2013.
METHODS OF PAYMENT:
In Office Credit Card Payments: VISA, MasterCard and Discover Cards. There is a 2.45% convenience fee charged to you from the credit card companies when card is swiped. Minimum interest charge of $3.00.
In Person: We accept money orders, bank checks, personal checks (except for delinquent motor vehicle taxes), major credit cards, and cash.
By Mail: Please make checks payable to: Tax Collector, Town of Somers, P.O. Box 235, Somers, CT 06071
Online Payments: Pay here at the town's website www.somersct.gov. This method will be available year round and is live fed.
Follow the instructions carefully!. You may use a Credit Card or a Debit Card. There is a user fee associated with this process which is normally 3% of the total when using a credit card. Please contact me with your feedback and/or comments.
Please note: The only time that the DMV notifies us of a change in the status of your motor vehicle is when you transfer a plate from one vehicle to another. In all other cases, you must bring documentation in to Pat Juda, Assessor in order to adjust your bill. The date must appear on the document that this change occured in order to credit your account properly. All changes will occur immediately upon receipt of this information and a refund form or adjusted bill will be created. You may also fax this information to Pat Juda at 860-763-8228 or email it to her at: pjuda @somersct.gov.
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