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Posted on
January 7, 2021
by
First Selectman's Office
Town of Morris
Notice to pay Taxes
 
Pursuant to Sec. 12-145 of the Connecticut statutes, the undersigned Tax Collector of the Town of Morris gives notice that she will be ready to receive Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes and the second installment of Real Estate and Personal Property taxes due January 1, 2021. Payments can be made via mail, online or dropped off at our secure drop box located at the Morris Town Hall, located at, 3 East Street, PO Box 125, Morris CT 06763.
 
Due to increase surge of COVID, the Office is NOT open to the public.  Check TownofMorrisct.com for updates.  Normal Office Hours in January Thursday 11am – 4pm. 
Payments must be received or postmarked by February 1, 2021 to avoid interest.
 
Governor Lamont’s Executive order – Temporary Reduce Interest
Any unpaid balance after February 1, 2021 will be charged a temporary reduced rate of interest at 0.25% per month from January 1 – March 31, 2021. This temporary reduced rate of interest only applies to the January 1st installment of taxes. This does not apply to any delinquent tax due from July 2020 or subsequent years.  
 
On April 1, 2021 interest will revert to the original rate of interest from January 1, 2021 at the rate of 1.5% for each month elapsing from the due date of the delinquent tax to the date of payment, with a minimum interest charge of $2.00. Sec. 12-146
Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the taxpayer of his/her responsibility for the payment of taxes or delinquent charges. Sec. 12-130.