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Do not ignore your bill, even if your vehicle has been sold and plates returned to Department of Motor Vehicles, stolen and not recovered, declared a total loss, or if you have moved from Madison or moved out of Connecticut. If any of these situations apply to you, you may be entitled to a credit. Contact the Assessor for information regarding the acceptable forms of proof for the issuance of a credit. Two forms of written proof are required, and you must apply for the credit within a limited time.
All delinquent taxes in your name must be paid in full for immediate clearance.
If you move, you must notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of your new address within 48 hours. Be sure that you request a change of address on your driver's license and on your vehicle registration(s). Post cards for this are available at the Tax Collector's Office and the Police Department. Motor Vehicle Proration Page
Standard price guidelines are used in determining the value of motor vehicles. Assessments for tax purposes are based upon 70% of clean retail value, as determined by the NADA book.
Yes. If you or your spouse are age 65 or older, permanently reside in Madison (legal residence), own your home and meet certain income restrictions, you may be eligible for one or more forms of town or state-financed tax relief. To inquire about income eligibility requirements, or for information about these programs, contact the Senior Services Department at 203-245-5627.
There is no statutory rule concerning the time period covered by real estate tax bills. In Madison, the real estate tax bill covers the period from July 1 to June 30. If you buy or sell real estate, an adjustment for real estate taxes will be made by the attorneys who are handling the closing. Care should be taken to ensure taxes are paid, particularly when a closing occurs within 60 days of a tax due date.