Tax Collector: Maria Morell
Phone: 860-376-0453 Fax: 860-376-3295
Regular Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday - 9am-2pm;
Tuesday Evening 6-8pm
During July 2013 - Collection Hours
Hours: Monday through Thursday - 9am-2pm; Tuesday Evening 6-8pm
Saturday - July 13, 20 and 27 from 9 am to 12 noon.
Payment of Taxes: Payment of taxes can be made by cash or check. We do not accept MASTERCARD, VISA, etc. It is requested that large real estate taxes be paid by check and not in cash. If you paid your taxes by check and the check is returned for "insufficient funds" (bounced) a fee of $20.00 will be applied to your bill.
Due Date - July 1, 2013: Taxes that are due July 1, 2013 must be paid by August 1, 2013. If not paid by August 1, 2013 they will be deemed delinquent and interest will be charged at the rate of 1.5% per month for each month they are deliquent back to the due date of July 1, 2013. Therefore, if you paid the tax that is due on July 1, 2013 on August 2 you will be charged 3% interest on each bill.
If you are mailing in your payment please be sure the envelope is postmarked (by the post office) by August 1. If you would like a receipt for payment please forward a stamped self-addressed envelope.
NEW TOWN ORDINANCES
1) Effective June 18, 2011 the Town of Voluntown has passed an ordinance regarding the payment of real & personal property taxes.
If you have "delinquent motor vehicle bills" in order to obtain an immediate "tax clearance" payment must be made in cash, money order or certified bank check. NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
2) Effective June 15, 2012 the Town of Voluntown has passed an ordinance regarding the collection of a fee for DMV reporting. Each taxpayer who has been delinquent in the payment on motor vehicle(s) bills that were reported to the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles as delinquent will be charged a collection fee of $2.00 for each delinquency in addition to the taxes and interest.