Real Estate Tax
Real estate taxes are now billed on a quarterly basis with due dates of August 1st, November 1st , February 1st and May 1st. The first two quarterly bills, due August 1st and November 1st , are preliminary bills each based on 25% of the prior year's total tax bill. The third and fourth quarter bills, due February 1st and May 1st, are actual tax bills based on the current year's assessment and tax rate and taking into account payments on the preliminary bills.
Personal Property Tax
Personal Property tax bills are issued following the same schedule as the real estate tax bills. If you are a business owner in the town you should contact the Assessor's office to fill out a Form of List by March 1st.
Motor Vehicle Excise Tax
Motor Vehicle excise tax bills are issued on various dates during the calendar year and are also due 30 days from the date of mailing of the bill. If you have a vehicle registered for the full calendar year preceding you should receive your excise bill in the month of February. If you have transferred plates or registered a vehicle during the year your bill may be delayed until a later date in the year.