TOWN OF MADISON - OFFICE OF THE TAX COLLECTOR
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of the Town of Madison, that I have received the Tax Warrant to collect the annual Town tax on the Grand List of October 1, 2019. Real Estate and Personal Property taxes (for a business) in an amount over $50.00 are due and payable in two equal installments, the first installment is due July 1, 2020 and the second installment is due January 1, 2021. Motor Vehicles taxes are due in full July 1, 2020.
Tax Deferment Program-eligible taxpayers have an extended grace period of three months from the original due date of July 1, 2020. If any payment due July 1, 2020 is not paid or USPS postmarked on or October 1, 2020, such tax becomes delinquent and subject to interest of 1 ½% per month or fraction thereof from the due date. Minimum interest $2.00.
Taxpayers not eligible for the Tax Deferment Program have the statutory one month grace period. If any payment due July 1, 2020 is not paid or USPS postmarked on or August 3, 2020, such tax becomes delinquent and subject to interest of 1 ½% per month or fraction thereof from the due date. Minimum interest $2.00.
Town Hall hours are Monday-Wednesday 8:30-4:30, Thursday 8:30-6:30 and Friday 8:30-12:00. Due to the COVID virus, hours of operation may be affected. Visit www.madisonct.org for updates on hours of operation, and/or unexpected closures.
A secured ”Tax Payment Drop” is located on the exterior wall of the Tax Collector’s Office, left hand side of the Main Entrance across from the Police Department. Payments dropped off after normal business hours will be processed on the next business day. Per CT State Statute 12-146, payments made after the grace period are considered delinquent and are subject to statutory interest. For current information please visit www.madisonct.org or call 203-245-5641.
Stay Safe-Pay By Mail: Tax Collector, P O Box 587, Madison CT 06443. We honor the USPS postmark. Deferment Program per EO 7S & 7W, last day to make payment without penalty is October 1, 2020. Taxpayer not eligible for the Deferment Program-the last day to make payment without penalty is August 3, 2020.
People’s Bank offers in branch tax payment processing during the months of July 2020 and January 2021 for current tax bills. Original tax bill must be provided at the time of processing.
Online payments? Point & Pay has an upgraded website with many new features. Visit www.madisonct.org/taxpayments to pay by credit card, debit card or electronic check. If you prefer to pay by phone please call 855-857-3353. Convenience fees do apply.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax. If you did not receive a tax bill, please call the Tax Collector’s Office 203-245-5641 or visit www.madisonct.org/taxpayments
Colleen Kiesewetter, CCMC