Tax bills are due July 1, 2021 and you will have until Monday, August 2, 2021 to pay without interest (because August 1 falls on a Sunday). There are no COVID 19 related extensions authorized at this time. Bills will be mailed to Norwalk taxpayers in mid June 2021, and also will be available on line as soon as possible. Rates were set on May 3, 2021.
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.
Tax bills for the July 1, 2021 installment will be mailed in mid June, 2021. The last day to pay will be Monday, August 2, 2021.
- You can look up what you owe by clicking the "E-Tax Bill Lookup" on this page under Quick Links (to your right) , or also in the blue margin to your left.
- On May 3, 2021, the Board of Estimate and Taxation set the mill rates for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021. These rates generate taxes based on the Grand List (assessment date) of October 1, 2020. The new grand list reflects the 2018 citywide property revaluation.
2020 grand list mill rates:
2019 grand list mill rates (prior fiscal year):
- The easiest and most convenient way to pay your tax bill is on line or over the phone with an "E Check" (electronic check / ACH payment). There is a modest fee of $1.25 for using an E Check. This is an efficient, cost effective, and reliable method of making your payment. Eliminate the anxiety and delay of mailing your payment. No check writing - no trip to the mailbox - no paper - pay at any time, from anywhere!
Tax Sale: The last tax sale was held July 23, 2018. The six month redemption period expired on January 23, 2019. Deeds were recorded on January 24, 2019.
Our next tax sale is scheduled for Monday, September 20, 2021. More information will follow. Please check back here for updates.
- Q & A on Tax Information
- “Where Your Tax Dollar Goes” - FYE 2020
- Tax Collector's Legal Notice, June 2020
- Tax Collector's Legal Notice, January 2021
- Tax Payment Information Policy
- The E Tax Bill look up online is now available
- Important notice about your motor vehicle tax bills
- Business personal property: Declarations must be received by November 1 in the Assessor's office. To download a copy of the form once they become available to be filed, go to the Norwalk Assessor's page on this website, and search for 2020 personal property declaration. (The form is 8 pages.) There is a penalty assessed for filing after November 1.
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
Click for 2018 Tax Sale List
Tax Sale Boards May 2018
Tax Sale Boards July 20, 2018
The tax sale was held July 23, 2018. We collected in excess of $5 million through the 2018 tax sale.
- Legal Notice: Second Constructive Notice: Publication June 27, 2018
- Bidding Restrictions for City of Norwalk Officials and Employees
- Tax Sale Minimum Bid List: July 20, 2018
- Boat Slip Drawings
- Legal Notice Subsequent to Tax Sale: September 5, 2018
- Glossary of terms related to tax collection.
- Q & A on Elderly & Disabled Tax Relief
- Q & A on Tax Information
- Tax Sale Information
- Senior Services and Money Saving Programs
- Delinquent Business Personal Property Tax Levy Notice - March 4 2016