REMINDER FROM TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE : LAST DAY TO PAY SUPPLEMENTAL MV BILLS IS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2023. Click here for more information.
NEWS FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE – 12-23-22
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see below for frequently asked questions and the best ways to pay your tax bill.
Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax Bills
Supplemental tax bills will be mailed out on 12-27-22 and must be paid by February 1, 2023 to avoid interest. These bills are for all newly registered motor vehicles registered between October 1, 2021 and September 1, 2022 or for vehicles when the registration had lapsed and renewed after October 1, 2021. This tax bill covers the period of time from when the vehicle was registered until September 30, 2022. These bills need to be paid or postmarked by February 1, 2023 to avoid interest. Interest accrues at 1.5 % per month starting from the due date January 1, 2022.
Please check the link above if you believe you may have a bill or call our office.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the responsibility of owed taxes and interest.
Point and Pay Services
The Town of Bolton is using a new vendor Point and Pay, LLC for payments made online and we are NOW able take credit card/debit card payments in the office.
The non-refundable fee for this service either online or in the office are the same.
This fee will show up as a separate transaction in your account
Credit Cards: 2.50% (with $2.00 minimum)
Debit Cards: $3.95 flat fee
Electronic Checks (ACH): $0.95 flat fee
Delinquent Motor Vehicle bills have been reported to the DMV and it will be necessary to have all accounts paid to be able to register a vehicle. Please make sure you pay your taxes at least 2 weeks before you need to register your vehicle to make sure you have no compliance issues. You can check DMV’s online services under compliance issues to ensure you are clear before you go to DMV. If you need clearance before the 2 week period of time then you will need to make your payment online with a credit card or at the office with cash or money order as well as let me know that clearance is needed.
Check DMV’s online services for registration status and compliance issues here: DMV ONLINE SERVICES
Paying online is not immediate and will take 3-5 days to process and post to your account.
Option 1: Online- Save time and pay from home and receive your receipt of payment directly to your email.
You may pay by credit card, debit card or electronic check over the internet. A nominal fee will be charged by our vendor, Point and Pay and is non-refundable 2.50% for credit cards. Flat fee of $3.95 for debit cards & $0.95 for an electronic check using your routing and account #’s.
Online payments will take 3-5 business days to process. The account will not show as paid online until after this processing time. Please make sure you receive a confirmation to your email that shows your payment is starting to process.
Please make sure you enter the correct account number and routing number so that the transaction does not get returned. Additional fees will be added to any payment that is returned unpaid.
View and/or pay your taxes using this link:
Option 2: In person in the lower level of Town Hall, 222 Bolton Center Rd
Please go to the tax collector’s door to the left of Town Hall.
Please add your phone number to your check so if there are any problems we can get in touch with you quickly.
Credit Card/Debit Cards are NOW taken in the Tax Collector’s Office.
The same fee applies in office as it is online.
TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE HOURS:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM and Friday 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Option 3: Drop Slot
A drop slot is located to the side of the Tax Collector’s door at Town Hall for tax payments.
Please enclose payment in a sealed envelope addressed to the Tax Collector’s office.
Please put the best phone number to get in touch with you either on your check or the envelope.
DO NOT PUT PAYMENTS IN THE TOWN MAILBOX.
Option 4: By Mail
Please make checks payable to: Tax Collector, Town of Bolton.
*please add your phone number to your check so if there are any problems we can get in touch with you quickly.
Mail tax payments to: Tax Collector
Town of Bolton
222 Bolton Center Rd.
Bolton, CT 06043
Or with the return envelope enclosed with your tax bill during active collection times only.
If a receipt is desired please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope along with a request for a receipt.
Additional information and Frequently Asked Questions can be found on our website under Tax Collector’s Department. The link is https://town.boltonct.org/departments/tax-collector/faqs