Tax Collector

What We Do

The Tax Collector's Office provides billing and collection of real estate, personal property, and motor vehicle taxes. Taxes are billed and collected semi-annually on real estate and annually on motor vehicles and personal property.

Notice of Taxes Due

The following taxes become due on January 1, 2018:

The 2nd installment of real estate taxes on the 2016 Grand List,

2016 Grand List Supplemental Motor Vehicle Tax

for cars registered between October 2, 2016 and July 31, 2017




Delinquent taxes (unpaid after February 1) accrue interest at 1.5% interest per month from January 1.

The mill rate is 27.03 on the dollar on the 10/01/2016 grand list.

Failure to receive a bill does not invalidate the tax.

Payments may be made in any of the following three ways:

By Mail: Checks should be made out to the Waterford Tax Collector and mailed with the appropriate payment coupon to 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385.

In-Person: Payments may be brought to the Tax Collector's office at town hall. Please bring the appropriate payment coupon with your payment. We now accept credit card payments in the office.

On-Line: Payments by credit card and electronic check may be made at the Town of Waterford website, Click on the "Pay Taxes" button on our home page. There are fees associated with electronic payments, please see the payment page for details.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday January 27, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Tax Office will be closed on January 1st and 15th.


Instructions For An IRS Payment Report

You are now able to get a payment report showing all of your tax payments for the previous calendar year that you can use for preparing your income tax return.


- Go to

- Go to "Departments" and select Tax Collector.

- Select "Pay/View Tax Bill", this will take you to the instruction page.

- Select "Pay/View Tax Bill", this will bring you to the tax bill search page.

- Enter your last name and first initial in the search criteria oval and then click the "IRS Payment Records For Year 2017" bubble directly below the search oval. Click "Search".

- In the green header bar, select the IRS checkbox.

- A new box entitled "View IRS" will appear above the green header bar, select this box.


This will provide you with a detailed and printable report for your records. Remember that your bills may be in different people's names (a car may be in your spouse's name) so you may need to generate more than one report.

If you need additional help, please call the Tax Office at 860-444-5816





In order to obtain an immediate release of a DMV hold on a registration, your delinquent tax bill(s) must be paid in cash or a bank check. Payment by personal check will result in a 10 day hold before the release is processed.

If you have any questions, please call our office at


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There are no separate taxing districts in the Town of Waterford

For information on sewer billing, call the Waterford Utility Commission: 860-444-5886

For information on water billing, call the City of New London: 860-447-5222


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Alan Wilensky Tax Collector (860) 444-5815
Diana Wall Accounts Receivable (860) 444-5816
Laura Brackett Accounts Receivable (860) 444-5816
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