Tax Collector

The Tax Collector must follow State Statutes and is accountable to the Office of Policy and Management.  The goal is to secure the maximum collection of revenues for the Town.  All taxpayers are treated equally and are encouraged to discuss with the tax collector any tax payment or tax collection issues.

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To pay or view your taxes online, use the link below.  Point & Pay, the third party that processes the payments, charges the following fees: 2-1/2% for a Credit Card, $3.95 for a Debit Card, and $2.00 for an Electronic Check.  Credit and debit cards are not accepted in the tax office.
 
 
2024 Legal Notice

All persons liable to pay real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle taxes to the Town of Bethlehem are hereby notified that the first installment of taxes on the Grand List of 2023 is due and payable on July 1, 2024. 

The last day to pay without penalty is Thursday, August 1, 2024 by noon. First installments remaining unpaid after 12:00 pm on August 1, 2024 will be delinquent and subject to interest at the rate of 1-1/2% for each month or fraction thereof from July 1, 2024. Minimum interest charge is $2.00. Payments USPS postmarked after August 1, 2024 will be delinquent. Only USPS postmarks are accepted as proof of mailing date. 

Make and mail payments to Bethlehem Tax Collector, P.O. Box 160, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for a receipt. Make payments in person at the Bethlehem Town Office Building, Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to noon; all Saturdays in July (except July 6), 9:00 am to noon; all Tuesday evenings in July, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Make payments online (fees apply) at bethlehemct.org. 
 
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Motor Vehicle Information

Regular motor vehicle bills are due July 1 and cover 12 months from the previous October 1 through the following September 30.

Supplemental motor vehicle bills cover vehicles that were registered after October 1 and are due January 1.

Contact the Assessor's office when any of the following occur as you may be entitled to a refund or a prorate on a current bill:

  • you cancel a motor vehicle registration
  • you move and register the vehicle in another state
  • the vehicle is deemed a total loss due to an accident
  • you sell or junk a vehicle

Assessor: Elizabeth Paul (assessor@bethlehemct.org)

Assessor Assistant: Nancy Quinn (assessor.assistant@bethlehemct.org)

Assessor office phone: 203-266-7510 x3