Revenue Department News
Tax Collector’s Office
June 27, 2019
It is that time of year! 2018 Grand List Tax Bills become due and payable on July 1st. The last day to pay without penalty August 1st. Please note we are not able to accept payment on these bills prior to Monday, July 1st as this begins our next fiscal year. Taxes are collected based on a Fiscal Year which runs July 1 – June 30.
Below is the Press Release which will appear in the River East 6/20 & 7/26:
The Revenue Collector for the Town of Hebron reminds taxpayers Tax Bills will be MAILED the last week of June, and may be paid July 1, 2019 through August 1, 2019. The bills are for taxes levied on the Grand List of October 1, 2018. Real Estate tax bills over $250 are due and payable in two equal installments on July 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020. Motor Vehicle, Personal Property in addition to Real Estate bills under $250 will be due in a single installment. Real Estate bills due in two installments, please remember the July bill is the only bill you will receive. It has payment coupons for both July 2019 and January 2020. If you feel you should have received bill and have not by July 5, please contact our office to obtain a copy. State Statutes dictate that failure to receive a bill does not invalidate the tax or when it will be considered delinquent.
Taxes may be paid through August 1, 2019 without penalty. Payments received/postmarked after August 1, 2019 will be subject to interest retroactively to the July 1st due date in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes. Initial interest starting August 2nd is 3% of the principle due with a minimum of $2.00 per tax account.
Checks are made payable to: Town of Hebron. Payments may be mailed to: Tax Collector, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248. If desired, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for a receipt. A drop-off box is located on the lower level, south side of the building for payments. Please see the town website www.hebronct.com for on-line payment options and instructions.
The Collector’s office is located in the lower level of the Town Hall at 15 Gilead Street. Hours are Monday to Wednesday 8:00am to 4:00pm, Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm, and Friday 8:00am to 1:00pm. Please note, the Tax and Assessor’s office will close for lunch Monday – Thursday from 12:30 – 1:15 to accommodate staff changes.
The Town Hall will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 for Independence Day and we will reopen Friday, July 5, 2019 at 8:00AM. Through press releases and handouts we will keep you posted. Have a happy, fun and safe summer!