The Office of the Collector of Revenue is responsible for the collection of all taxes and parking tickets for the Town, as set forth in the Connecticut General Statues, our Rate Bill and Tax Warrant authorize this collection process. In addition, this division verifies and deposits all revenues collected by town departments.
Balances/reconciles Rate book with Abstract.
Processes and reviews Assessor's adjustments and bills, credits or refunds these accounts as necessary.
Employs all statutory tools in the collection of revenue for the Town; enforces statutory application of interest, fees and penalties.
Creates and maintains statistical reports and financial records, computerized files and databases; reviews & maintains audit trail.
Codes, updates and maintains tax records of over 7,500 escrow accounts and furnishes this information to numerous financial institutions.
Employs all lawful means of collection including delinquent billing, Alias Tax Warrants and Tax Liens, and reporting delinquent motor vehicle accounts to Department of Motor Vehicle throughout the year.
Generates billing files for production of tax bills; develops procedures and creates electronic files for escrow institutions and external collection operations.
Provides information and assistance to other departments, external agencies, and the public.
Produces and submits annual reports to the Office of Policy and Management.
Develops and submits suspense list for Town Council action.
Prepares real estate tax lien lists & files lists with the Town Clerk.