Legal Notice from the Middlefield Tax Collector

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LEGAL NOTICE: is hereby given that the Middlefield/Rockfall Taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2019 is due and payable. The second installment for Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due January 1, 2021. Motor Vehicle Supplement taxes are due in full January 1, 2021. The final date to pay these taxes is close of business February 1, 2021. Payments received after February 1, 2021 will be posted delinquent. Envelopes received with a postmarked of February 1st or prior are posted as paid on time. Payments received from banks have NO postmark. If they are received after February 1st they are delinquent.
Per Executive Order 9R: Tax Relief Program for those who have submitted an application and qualify: The second installment is due January 1, 2021. The final date to pay the first installment taxes under this Program is close of business April 1, 2021. Homeowners wishing to defer their January Real Estate and Motor Vehicle Supplemental taxes until April 1, 2021 have until December 31, 2020 to contact the Tax Office at 860-349-7117 to request and submit an application.
Delinquent Interest accrues from the due date of January 1st, 2021. Therefore are subject to interest charged at 1.5% per month, 18% per anum with a minimum interest of $2.00, until the same is paid in full. No other bills will be mailed. Please send appropriate stub with payment. If receipt is requested, send the whole bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. No receipts will be sent otherwise.
Missing bills: If you cannot find your bill, you can go to middlefieldct.org, click on “View and Pay”, then “View and Pay” again to reprint your bill or to check the status of payment.
Mail payments to: Town of Middlefield, P O Box 179, Middlefield, CT. 06455. A night drop box is available at 393 Jackson Hill Road, Middlefield. Payments may be made in person at the window at 393 Jackson Hill Road, Middlefield. Office hours for the month of January are 9am-5pm Monday, 9am-4pm Tuesday-Thursday, and 9am-3pm Friday. As of February 2nd the office hours will go back to Monday thru Friday 9am-1:30pm.
Notification to the DMV: All delinquent Motor Vehicle bills will be reported to the DMV February 2nd, 2021.
Middlefield/Rockfall Credit Card payments online ONLY: You can make these payments from your personal computer. NO credit card payments can be made in the office or over the phone. Go to middlefieldct.org and follow the prompts. A 2.5% convenience fee will be added to your bill for using your Credit/Debit card. A $2.00 convenience fee will be added if you pay by Eck. Credit/Debit card and Eck payments are received and processed the day after payment is made, however payment is not received until 3 day following processing. Credit/Debit card and Eck payments made for delinquent Motor Vehicle taxes needing a DMV releases are released 3 business days after payment is processed. Cash or bank checks are the only forms of payment accepted for delinquent Motor Vehicle Taxes needing an immediate DMV release.

“Failure to send out any such bill or statement shall not invalidate the bill” SS 12-130

DUE TO THE COVID VIRUS AND THE INABLITY TO SOCIAL DISTANCE, NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE TOWN HALL. IF IT IS ABSOLUTE THAT YOU MUST TALK TO SOMEONE, PLEASE CALL 860-349-7117 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT OR COME TO THE WINDOW.

 

Anne L. Olszewski
Middlefield Certified Tax Collector

Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT 06455

860-349-7114

General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
*OFFICE HOURS MAY VARY. PLEASE VERIFY WITH THE SPECIFIC OFFICE.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police - Medical --- Dial 911
Police / Resident State Troopers: 860-349-9685
State Police, Troop F, Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333