Tax Department

Important Information:  Please refer to the Department of Motor Vehicle website for valuable information at  This online resource can be utilized for information pertaining to renewal of vehicle registrations, returning of license plates, address changes and any other compliance issues.  Checking these things online can help avoid confusion and an unnecesary trip to the DMV.



DMV RELEASES ARE NOT IMMEDIATE! RELEASES COULD TAKE FROM 24 HOURS TO 10 BUSINESS DAYS. Release time will depend on the type of payment received (cash, personal check, bank check, e-check or credit card), where you make your payment, (by mail, in person or online) and when payment is received.

 If you are going to purchase a new car, lease a car or renew a registration, PLEASE PLAN AHEAD! You must have your taxes paid 10 business days before you purchase or register a vehicle.  NO EXCEPTION!

 All Delinquent Motor Vehicle Tax Bills will be flagged at DMV after August 1, 2018.  Payment must be made in full to get a release for DMV. 

 All Delinquent Tax Bills will be turned over to a State Marshal or an Attorney for Collection.

You must contact either the State Marshal or Attorney to make payment.  Rossi Law Firm now requires a 24 hour delay before we can verify payment. Tax Payers must contact Rossi Law Firm to make payments.

 Las liberaciones del DMV no son inmediatas. Pueden tomar entre 24 horas a 10 días para ser liberados.  El tiempo para ser liberado depende en el tipo de pago (efectivo, cheque personal, cheque del banco, cheque electrónico, o tarjeta de crédito), donde haces el pago (por correo, en persona, o por la red), y cuando se recibe el pago.  ¡Por favor de planificar a tiempo!

Antes de comprar, alquilar un vehículo, o vas a renovar su registro debes pagar los impuestos en total. ¡NO HAY EXECEPCIONES!

Todos los impuestos delincuentes serán marcados en el DMV después del primero de agosto del 2018.  Debes pagar los impuestos en total si quieres una liberación.

Todos los impuestos delincuentes serán entregados a un alguacil estatal o un abogado para colección.  Usted debe llamar al alguacil estatal o al abogado para pagar sus impuestos.  Rossi Law Firm ahora requiere 24 horas para verificar su pago.  

Tax Department Responsiblities

  • Collecting and recording current and delinquent taxes. The collection procedure for current taxes includes:
    • the collection of taxes,
    • validation of permanent records,
    • and issuance of a receipt and posting the receipts to the permanent records.
  • The Tax Office:
    • Bills and collects the registration charges for aircrafts based at Tweed New Haven Airport.
    • Gives monthly financial reports to the Finance Department.
    • Sends elderly and disability reports to the State.
    • Files a yearly financial report to the State.
  • Delinquent Tax Collections Include:
    • The issuance of Delinquent Demand Notices
    • Recording Real Estate Liens and Personal Property UCC Liens
    • Providing the Department of Motor Vehicle with a list of Delinquent Taxpayers
    • Assigning all Delinquent Tax Accounts to the State Marshal or an Attorney for Collection and/or Foreclosure.
    • Utilizes its’ resources to increase the back tax collection rate.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lucille Huelin Tax Collector (203) 468-3309
Kristina Canning Deputy Tax Collector (203) 468-3308
Loribeth Rodriguez Account Clerk (203) 468-3307
Zackery Barker Account Clerk (203) 468-3307