To search for your paid or due taxes go to the Online Lookup.
Please contact the Tax Collector’s Office with questions.
If you are paying your Motor Vehicle taxes late and you need a release for the Department of Motor Vehicles to register any vehicle in your name, payment must be made in Cash or pay online using the information below. No personal or business checks will be accepted. Per Town Ordinance established 1/15/2004.
+ Motor Vehicle
If your motor vehicle was sold, repossessed, totaled, donated, stolen, registered out of state, or taxed in the wrong town, please contact the Assessor’s Office.
Motor Vehicles that were registered on October 1, 2017 will be due in full in July 2018.
Motor Vehicles registered between October 2, 2017 and July 31, 2018 will be due and payable January 2019. Those supplemental bills will be mailed out in December of 2018.
If you need to change your mailing address and/or tax town at the DMV, please go to the following link: DMV Address Change Form. You can then mail the completed form to DMV at 60 State Street, Wethersfield, CT 06161-5070. We cannot change your address here in the tax office. Please remember that if you fail to do this not only will you not receive future tax bills, but your registration renewal will not be forwarded by the Post Office.
If you need to file a lost or stolen plate receipt to cancel a registration please go to the following link: Lost or Stolen Plate and mail it into DMV at 60 State Street, Wethersfield, CT 06161-5070.
If you are paying your Motor Vehicle taxes late and you need a release for the Department of Motor Vehicles to register any vehicle in your name, payment must be made in Cash. No personal or business checks will be accepted. Per Town Ordinance established 1/15/2004.
+ Online Tax Payments
Morris taxpayers may pay their Real Estate, Personal Property, Motor Vehicle or Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes online with a company we have partnered with called Point and Pay. Sewer and/or Deer Island District taxes may NOT be paid or viewed online.
If taxes are delinquent, please contact the Tax Office during office hours of Wednesdays 9-12 and Thursdays 2-4 at 860.567.7435 for the current amount due prior to making your payment. As an added note, the Tax Office has tried to have all taxes paid and/or due online. Please remember that if your account has been sent for further collections more fees may be added.
Credit and MasterCard Debit Card Payments:
Online payments can be made using your MasterCard debit or credit card. Point and Pay charges a 2.5% convenience fee with a $2.00 minimum charge for payment processing. Please click on the link below to make an online payment.
"Visa Bank Debit" Card Payments:
Online payments can be made using your debit card. Point and Pay charges a convenience fee of $3.95 for payment processing. Please click on the link below to make an online payment.
Online payments can be made using your checking or savings account. You will need your routing and account number to use this service. To avoid delays, please double check the account information as you enter it. There is a convenience fee of $2.00 for each payment that is less than or equal to $10,000.00 and $10.00 for each payment that is greater than $10,000.00. Please click on the link below to make an online payment.
Tax Payments Online
(If searching by your name, you must enter in your
last name and at least the first initial of your
first name of the owner of the property.)
The Tax Collector's Office is responsible for collection of payments for real estate, personal property and motor vehicle taxes and for special town services such as the Morris Sewer Authority and the Deer Island Association District Tax. The Tax Collector’s Office is located in the Morris Town Offices in Community Hall and is open to the public during office hours only. The Tax Office takes great pride in the efficiency with which tax matters are handled. The office is responsible for thorough accounting of all records and funds administered. A courteous attitude is mandatory while upholding high standards of ethical conduct and operating in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws.
The Town of Morris’ October 1, 2013 Grand List mill rate is 22.38 mills. This means that for every $1,000 of assessment you pay $22.38. Example: If your motor vehicle is assessed at $1,500 your taxes would be $33.57.
The Deer Island Association October 1, 2013 Grand List mill rate is 2.77 mills.
The Morris Sewer Authority has set the sewer user fee for the fiscal year 2014-2015 is $300 per user unit.
+ Real Estate
The only bill you will receive for Real Estate taxes is the bill mailed at the end of June 2018. If the bill is $100.00 or less it is due and payable in full in July 2018. If the bill is over $100.00 it can be paid in two equal installments, half due July 2018 and the other half due January 2019. *Please note that no separate mailing will be sent for the January installment.
Real Estate Sold or Transferred
Real Estate taxes appear in the name of the owner on the October 1, 2017 Grand List. The new owner’s name(s) will appear on the new grand list’s billing. If property has been sold or transferred, please forward bill to the new owner or to the tax collector.
The only bill you will receive for Personal Property taxes is the bill mailed at the end of June 2018. If the bill is $100.00 or less it is due and payable in full in July 2018. If the bill is over $100.00 it can be paid in two equal installments, half due July 2018 and the other half due January 2019. *Please note that no separate mailing will be sent for the January installment.
Assessments & Exemptions
Questions in reference to Assessments & Exemptions should be directed to the Assessor's Office. Any questions in regard to Motor Vehicles which have been sold or registered in another town or state should also be directed to the Assessor's Office, at (860) 567-6096.
Payments by Mail or Payments in Person
If a receipt is desired please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and the entire bill to the Tax Collector’s Office. If no receipt is desired just send the correct part for the installment you are trying to pay. If you are paying in person, please bring the entire bill.
If you have any questions concerning your tax bill, please call the Tax Collector’s Office at (860) 567-7435 and we will be happy to assist you.