Your Tax Bill is now considered late and a penalty has been added to your bill.
How can I pay My Bill?
The Revenue Office accepts cash, money orders or personal checks for payment at the office.If our office is closed, you can leave a check in our Drop Box outside the front door of the building.Our mailing address is 40 Old Farms Rd, Willington CT 06279 if you want to mail in a payment.Please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like a receipt mailed back to you.You may also pay on line at www.willingtonct.org and click on the button that says “Online Payments”. There is a convenience fee of 2.95% for credit cards and $1.95 for EFT. You can call 844-859-7566 to pay by phone, but an additional fee of 75 cents will be added above the credit card convenience fee. We do have a public access computer at Town Hall which will allow you to make a credit card payment on line.
When is my Payment Due? When is it considered Late?
Payments due January 1, 2018 must be received, or postmarked, no later than Thursday February 1, 2018 to avoid an interest penalty.
Interest is charged at a rate of 1 ½% per month from the due date, with a minimum interest charge of $2.00. Per §12-146, Interest cannot be waived.
What if I haven’t paid my Tax bill?
The Tax Collector may (included, but not limited to)
- Serve an Alias Tax Warrant through a Marshall
- Send to a Collection Agency that records the delinquency to the Credit Agencies
- Levy your taxable goods or chattels
- Enforce by levy and sell their real estate through either a Tax Sale or Sale of Lien
- Garnish Wages
- Bank execution – take the money from your bank account
What is the criteria for Tax Sale or Lien Assignment?
For a residential property, if you owe more than $3,500 or are more than two years in arrears, you will be identified for a tax sale / lien assignment. If the property is abandoned or has no residential dwelling, and you are over one year in arrears, you will be identified for a tax sale/ lien assignment. Commercial properties over one year in arrears will be identified for a tax sale/ lien assignment.
Please note, the Tax Office will work with you on getting your debt current.