Tax Collector

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ALL BUDGETS PASSED at the Referendum on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

The mill rate remains at 23.00 mills 

Bills will be mailed at the end of June.  We cannot accept payments prior to July 1st.

If you have ANY questions or discrepancies on your bill, please contact the Assessor PRIOR to coming to the Tax Office to pay your bills.

We cannot make any adjustments to your bills.  (860-546-6035).  


Interest is charged on overdue bills at 1.5% per month per C.G.S. Section 12-146.

State Marshal Richard Smith - 60 Hayden St., Willimantic, CT  860-456-3023



HOW TO Remit payment:

  • By check - payable to "Town of Canterbury"
  • Cash payments - in the office only - DO NOT put cash in the lock box
  • Mail payments to:  Canterbury Tax Collector, P.O. Box 27, Canterbury, CT 06331
  • Drop payment in lock-box by the front door of the Town Hall.
  • On-line with credit or debit card - click link below (Please note there is a service fee)
    View or Pay Your Tax Bill online

If you want a receipt, include a self-addressed stamped envelope or print the receipt on line.

Note: Canterbury does not have sewer use, city water, or fire district taxes. 

Interest accrues at 1.5% per month dating back to the due date on overdue bills, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes.

To obtain a release for the Department of Motor Vehicles, all taxes currently due must be paid in full.

IRS Tax Information

The charge for a report of taxes paid in 2023 is $1.00 in the office


You may view your payment history on line at under the IRS option in "Online Payments"

Tax Collector's Office

Tax Collector
Assistant Tax Collector

Town Hall
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury, CT 06331
United States

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