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Tax Collector's Department

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<p>The Tax Collector's Department bills and collects current taxes due to the town; collects sewer use fees; collects interest and delinquent taxes; collects sewer assessments and carrying charges; and makes lawful adjustments to tax amounts due to the town.</p>
<p>The Tax Collector's Department also responds to residents' questions on tax, use and assessment bills and notices; provides tax balances to attorneys, banks, title searchers and property owners; searches historical tax records for income tax purposes; updates addresses, ownership and banks escrowing taxes; and re-mails returned tax bills.</p> <p>In the most recent fiscal year, the Tax Collector's Department collected 99 percent of taxes due to the town, 96 percent of sewer use taxes and 40 percent of delinquent taxes.</p> <p>Enforcement measures taken by the Tax Collector's Department include issuing delinquency notices; filing liens against delinquent real estate accounts and personal property tax accounts; notifying the Department of Motor Vehicles about delinquent motor vehicle taxes; prohibiting the issuance of building permits on properties that have delinquent real estate accounts; working with the town Health Department to revoke permits of businesses that are delinquent in taxes; recommending foreclosure actions to the town attorney; defending the town against taxpayer lawsuits; transferring personal property accounts to a collection agency for further action; and issuing alias tax warrants for service by a state marshal to induce collection.</p> <p>The Tax Collector's Department's budget in 2009-10 is $667,194.</p> <p>The Tax Collector's Department is located on the first floor of Old Town Hall, 611 Old Post Road.</p>
611 Old Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 256-3100
  • Fax: 650-994-1408
  • Accessibility Details: Parking available
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
  • Accessible: yes
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