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Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:30A.M. – 4:30P.M.
During July & January: Open the last Saturday 9:00A.M. – 1:00P.M.
Location: Town Hall Upper Level Phone: 203–468–3307.


To view and pay your tax bill online click this link:

Make Tax Payments With Credit or Debit Cards & e–Checks!

This service has been updated as of 7/4/13 so you can quickly and easily make online tax payments. You can inquire and view your Property Tax Bills that are due, print a duplicate record from your computer and look at any payments that have been made on your accounts.

Make Credit Card payments by phone just call 855–233–3995.

We accept payments with:

• Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American express: Convenience Fee of 2.5%
• Visa Debit only: Flat Fee of $3.95
• e–Check: Flat Fee of $2.50
Note: The Taxpayer is responsible for the fees associated with the payment method above.

Yes, you can still pay in person at Town Hall or mail your payments to:
Town of East Haven, Tax Collector
250 Main Street
East Haven, Ct 06512

1. If you lost or did not receive your tax bill, call 203–468–3307 to get a copy.
Note: July & January are the recommended months to obtain copies or if you are aware of additions that need to be made to the Grand List.
2. Failure to send/receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax or interest should the account become delinquent.
3. Taxpayers should be aware that per CT State statutes 12–144b, tax payments must first be applied to the oldest obligation.
4. If an immediate DMV tax release is needed, all delinquent taxes must be paid in person with cash or certified check. No personal checks will be accepted on delinquent motor vehicle accounts.
5. Credit/debit card payments are posted within 24 hours and a DMV Tax release can be obtained once the Tax collector receives the posting of the payment.
6. To avoid long lines make your tax payment online using the link above or by mail.

Q1. I sold my property and received a tax bill?
A1. Please return the bill to the Tax Department, so we can get the bill to the new owner.
Q2. I sold or closed my business?
A2. Notify the Tax Collector and the Assessor immediately.
Q3. Have you moved?
A3. Notify the CT Dept. of Motor Vehicles immediately to correct your address. Tax bills are generated on where your car is registered.
Q4. Returned your plates, sold or junked your car?
A4. Contact the Assessor's Office at 203–468–3233 for more info.
Note: All delinquent motor vehicle taxes must be paid with cash, certified bank check or money order.

Your July Tax bill will contain the new beach passes. Beach parking passes should be placed on the front windshield of your vehicle. This beach pass will allow town residents preferential parking at the East Haven Town Beach parking lots free of charge.

For those residents who do not receive a tax bill due to having a leased vehicle or some other reason, you will have to come into the Tax Office with your drivers license and registration to obtain your pass. If the Tax office line is very long the you can obtain additional or duplicate beach passes from the Mayor’s office or the Town Clerk’s office.

Tax bills are sent out the last week of June and the first installment must be paid in person or postmarked by no later than August 1st. The second installment must be paid in person or postmarked by no later than February 1st. No tax bill is sent out for the second installment. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to send in the second installment.

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Information sources: Town of East Haven Annual Report and Lisa A. Basilicato, C.C.M.C.
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