Tax Collector’s Office Window Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm. We do not close for lunch.
City Hall will be closed Monday, December 26 for Christmas, and Monday January 2 for New Year's. Our office will reopen at 8:30 am Tuesday morning, December 29, and Tuesday morning, January 3.
Tax bills for the first installment are now charged 9% interest for the month of December 2022.
Bills for the second installment (payable without interest by February 1, 2023) will be mailed mid December 2022. Please check back here for updates. Bills are also available online (E Tax Bill Lookup, upper left corner of this page, in the dark blue column)
Please enter City Hall through the main entrance. You will be greeted at the security desk, and directed to Room 105, on the first floor.
Do you have questions about why your motor vehicle value increased? Click the links
below (or in the Quick Links section on your right ) for articles about why motor vehicle
values have gone up.
https://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/27397/CAAO-compilation-Motor-vehicle-value-articles-Late-2021 ** This information was shared by the Connecticut Association of Assessing
Officers (CAAO). Further questions should be directed to the Norwalk Assessor's Office.
If you are staying close to home due to COVID-19 concerns, there are still options for making your tax payment right from home. You may pay by mail, or online or over the telephone using a debit, credit or ATM card, or (recommended) by using an "E check" (ACH payment). Make your check payable to "City of Norwalk Tax Collector" and mail to: Tax Collector, City of Norwalk 125 East Avenue Norwalk CT 06851.
If you need to look up your tax payment history for income tax purposes, we maintain five years of payment history on line on the website, above.
- On May 2, 2022, the Board of Estimate and Taxation set the mill rates for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022. These rates generate taxes based on the Grand List (assessment date) of October 1, 2021. This grand list (still) reflects values from the 2018 citywide property revaluation. You can view those mill rates here:
- “Where Your Tax Dollar Goes” - FYE 2020
- Tax Collector's Legal Notice: June 2022
- Tax Payment Information Policy
- The E Tax Bill look up online is now available
- Business personal property: Declarations were due by November 1 in the Assessor's office. To download a copy of the form, go to the Norwalk Assessor's page. There is a penalty assessed for filing after November 1. For further details please contact the ASSESSORS.
Location: Room 105, on the first floor (ground level) of Norwalk City Hall.
Mailing address: Tax Collector, 125 East Avenue Room 105, Norwalk, CT 06851
Tel: (203) 854 - 7731 Facsimile: (203) 854 - 7770
Responsibilities: The tax collector's office is responsible for the billing and collection of property taxes and other charges that comprise approximately 90% of the city's operating revenue. The office operates under the authority of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Taxes and charges collected include:
- Real estate taxes
- Motor vehicle taxes
- Business personal property taxes
- Sewer use fees
- Sewer assessment fees, IPP fees, and other city charges
- Lisa Biagiarelli, CCMC, Esq., Tax Collector
- Al C. Palumbo, Jr., CCMC, Assistant Tax Collector
- Cynthia D. Haith, CCMC, Delinquent Tax Collector
- Jeanette Lopez, CCMC, Supervisor of Data Records (* Jeanette habla espanol) Escrow account maintenance; adjusted bills / certificates of correction; refunds; IVR and ACH payment posting
- Cathy Petrini, CCMC - Senior Cashier Transmittals, deposits; IVR & ACH payment posting; refunds; cashiering
- Charise Bronson Haith Tax Administrative Aide Cashiering; payroll garnishment; customer service; DMV issues; lien releases; recordkeeping
- Vacancy - Tax Administrative Aide Cashiering; accounts receivable; refunds; bank branch collection processing & reconciliations; customer service; DMV issues; recordkeeping
- Vacancy - Cashier / Clerk Cashiering; customer service; posting and recordkeeping
- Glossary of terms related to tax collection.
- Q & A on Elderly & Disabled Tax Relief
- Q & A on Tax Information
- Senior Services and Money Saving Programs
- Tax Collector's Legal Notice, January 2021