Tax Collector, Town of Somers

 

Office Location:

Town Hall

600 Main Street

Somers, CT 06071

 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 235

Somers, CT 06071

 

Remittance Address (current tax payments for July & January only)

Town of Somers

Dept. 324

PO Box 150505

Hartford, CT 06115-0505

 

Phone: (860)763-8210

Fax: (860)763-8223

 

Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 8:30-4:30

Thursday: 8:30-7:00

Friday: 8:30-1:00

 

Sherri Czyz, Tax Collector

sczyz@somersct.gov

 

 

  TAXES ARE DUE JANUARY 1st, 2015

 

 

 

PAY TAXES ONLINE:  

 

 

                                                                                   

 

 

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.   

 

Our new remittance address is:                          Town of Somers

                                                                                Department 324

                                                                                PO Box 150505

                                                                                Hartford, CT 06115-0505

 

Our lockbox service is designed to increase payment and posting accuracy and improve cash flow by reducing processing time between delivery of mail and depositing of payments.  A courtesy reply envelope is included with your tax bill if you are mailing your tax payment.

 

Our lockbox service will only process current tax payments.  Payments made after the 30 day grace period must be mailed to: TOWN OF SOMERS, PO BOX 235, SOMERS, CT 06071

 

 

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;  Department 324, P.O Box 150505, Hartford,  CT 06115-0505

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.  

 

 

July 1

Real Estate tax 1st installment; Personal Property tax in full; Motor Vehicle tax 1st installment *

Oct 1

WPCA Sewer tax in full

Jan 1

Real Estate tax 2nd installment; Motor Vehicle tax 2nd installment; Motor Vehicle Supplemental tax in full, only if applicable.

*Motor Vehicle tax bills over $250.00 have two installments.

 

Town of Somers Current Mil Rate:  23.37 effective July 01, 2014

 

 

Tax Sale Information

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. 

 

 

WPCA Payments are now accepted in the Somers Tax Office.

 

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