Time is running out to pay your second installment for all real estate and personal property taxes in Branford without penalty. Taxes are due to be in the mail or paid in person to the Town of Branford Tax Collector by Feb. 1, 2013.
Tax bills are issued July 1 each year and payments are due semiannually in July (first installment) and the following January (second installment). There is no mailing for the second installment of the real estate and personal property tax bills. Both payment coupons were included in the bill mailed in June.
Late payments will result in an interest charge of 1.5 percent per month from the July 1, 2012 due date. The minimum interest charge is $2. The current tax rate is 24.95 mills.
According to the town website:
Mail – Payments should be made payable to Tax Collector, Branford and mailed to Tax Collector, PO Box136, Branford, CT 06405. Please include the list number from your tax bill on your check to insure proper credit.
Tax Office – Payments made be made in person at the Tax Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. These payments may be cash, personal check, money order or cashier’s check. We do not take debit or credit cardsin the tax office.
Bills are available on the website. If you have a question regarding your assessment, or if you no longer own the motor vehicle on your tax bill, please contact the assessor’s office at 203-488-2039.
For all other questions, please call the Tax Office at 203-315-0672.