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Monroe Town Hall Offices
7 Fan Hill Road
Monroe, Connecticut 06468

PHONE(203) 452-2800
HOURSMonday - Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Definitions

These definitions are for informational purposes only and are subject to change

Collection Agency

All delinquent motor vehicle tax bills  are given to a collection agency for processing. 

All personal property tax bills that are delinquent are given to a collection agency for processing. 

A fee of 15% of the taxes plus interest collected is added to the tax bill. 

Real Estate tax bills that are more than 3 years delinquent are given to a lawyer for additional processing. 

Delinquent Notice

Taxpayers whose current fiscal year bill is delinquent, will receive a Delinquent Notice in February. Delinquent notices are not sent out in August.

Demand

Tax Collector’s Demand proceed legal enforcement action. This legal instrument (state statute 12-155) informs the tax payer of the legal action that may be taken to collect the delinquent tax. Demands are also sent for checks that are returned.

Lien

Taxpayers whose current fiscal year real estate tax bill is delinquent, will receive an Intent to Lien Notice in February. The lien (state statute 12-175) which secures the payment of tax plus interest is filed with the Town Clerk in May.

Tax Bills

Tax bills are mailed once a year.

Connecticut levies a tax on motor vehicles. The regular motor vehicle tax bill first payment is due in July and the second payment is due in January. The period covered by the taxes is for the prior October 1 to the current September 30. There is also a supplemental motor vehicle tax bill. This bill is mailed in December of the current fiscal year. They become due in January but the period covered by the taxes are from the time you purchased the vehicle to the current September 30. If you transferred the plates from another vehicle, the total tax on the other vehicle must be paid in full, because you are given credit on the Supplemental new vehicle Tax Bill for having paid that tax. 

Connecticut levies a tax on equipment used to operate a business. The personal property tax bill first payment is due in July and the second payment is due in January. The period covered by the taxes is for the prior October 1 to the current September 30. Personal property Tax Bills are not prorated. 

Connecticut levies a tax on real estate. The real estate tax bill first payment is due in July and the second payment is due in January. The period covered by the bill is July 1 through June 30.

Warrant

There are two types of Tax Warrants. The first (state statute 12-132) commands the Tax Collector to collect all taxes that are due for the current fiscal year. It also stipulates the legal action that may be taken to collect the taxes. The second (state statute 12-162) is called an Alias Tax Warrant and it gives a State Marshall or constable the same authority as the tax collector concerning the collection of taxes. The State Marshall or constable charge the tax payer for collection of the taxes.

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Contact Information

Address:
Monroe Tax Collector's Office
7 Fan Hill Road
Monroe, CT 06468

Tax Collector
Manny Cambra CCMC
Email

Phone: (203) 452-2804

Office Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8:30am - 4:30pm 
Friday:  8:30am - 1:30pm