Pay in Person

  Tax Collector's Office


   When paying in person, please bring your bill or statement with you to the Tax Collector's Office:

 

  

The Tax Collector's  office  is open for in-person payments Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.   No appointment needed, and we do not close for lunch.   You may pay with a check, money order, cash, debit card, credit card, or ATM card.  


  The last day to pay the current installment without interest was Monday, August 2, 2021.  First installment payments will incur 3% interest during the month of August 2021.


  Office hours for telephone an email inquiries and all other business: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. 

 

    The requirement to wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth has been reinstated in all City of Norwalk facilities and buildings as of Monday, August 2, 2021.  Regardless of whether or not you have been vaccinated against COVID 19,  you must wear a

mask that covers your nose and your mouth.    Please contact the Mayor's Office, or refer to the Mayor's COVID 19 updates, for details about this policy, and recent updates and directives about mask wearing at City facilities and other COVID 19 policies.

 

  Everyone should stay six feet away

from others, in compliance with physical distancing

directives.  


 

   If you are not feeling well,  please choose another day to come, or make your payment remotely.



  There are OTHER  ways you can make your tax payment: 


   1. BY MAIL - send to Tax Collector,   125 East Avenue, Norwalk  CT 06851

   3. OVER THE

TELEPHONE  - call 1-203-318-9523



  You may pay your taxes on line at  https://www.invoicecloud.com/cityofnorwalkct  or  call 1-203-318-9523  to pay by phone.  Our city website will post updated property tax information daily.   There are additional fees charged for using a credit, debit or ATM card :  2.75%, payable to the service provider, Invoice Cloud.  There is an additional fee of $1.25 for using an E Check (ACH payment). 

     If you need to look up your payment history for income tax purposes, the city website maintains five years of payment history on line.  See the E Tax Bill Lookup on this site.

  If you need directions to Norwalk City Hall, please click here:


   In cases of inclement weather, please call ahead. If City Hall is open, we are expected to be open, but in extreme weather, please call ahead to be sure.     

   Paying at Banks during the collection period:  This service ended on Monday, August 2.  We hope to be able to offer the service again beginning in December 2021 for the second installment collection period.  You do not have to be a customer of the bank in order to pay there, and there is no charge for this service.   This remains subject to any conditions (COVID 19 related) the branches choose to apply.  View more information and a list of participating banksIt provides convenience and  flexibility, and allows taxpayers who wish to have an in-person transaction to do so without the challenge of having to park at the City Hall campus.  You must bring your new tax statement with you to the bank branch.  You will receive a receipt.  Please do not attempt to pay Norwalk property taxes at out of town bank branches. Please wait until you have your new bills in December 2021 to use this service again. 

Due Dates & Delinquent Notices


 Tax bills for the grand list of October 1, 2020 (grand list date) are due on July 1, 2021, and January 1, 2022.  Tax rates for those taxes were set on May 3, 2021.  More information about the budget process leading up to the billing of these property taxes can be found elsewhere on this website (Office of Management and Budgets).  Information about appealing those taxes may be found on the Tax Assessor's page on this website. 
  
Delinquent notices and demands for payment of past due taxes are mailed in September (first installment) and in February (second installment).  Lien continuing certificates are normally filed in mid March. These dates changed during 2020 and 2021, due to COVID-19 .  This past year, delinquent notices / demands for payment were sent in October 2020 and in April 2021.  Lien continuing certificates were filed on April 30,  2021.   We expect to send demand notices again in September 2021 and February 2022, and to file lien continuing certificates in March, 2022.
 
Please note: The term "demand" is prescribed by state statute,  and is not meant to imply rudeness toward the taxpayer.

View the e-tax bill look-up of property tax records.