Darien tax collector confirms residents can prepay tax bill otherwise due on Jan. 1, 2018

Due to the proposed changes in the federal tax bill, Tax Collector Kathleen Larkins is informing Darien residents which tax payments can be legally accepted in advance (before January 1, 2018) so they can be deducted under current IRS rules:

  • 2016 Grand List 2nd installment Real Estate taxes due 1/1/2018
  • 2016 Grand List 2nd installment Personal Property taxes due 1/1/2018
  • 2016 Grand List Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes due 1/1/2018

The 2016 Supplemental Motor Vehicle tax bills will be mailed Dec. 29, 2017. To accommodate prepayment, these bills will be available on the Darien town website (www.darienct.gov) by Dec. 21. Supplemental Motor Vehicle tax bills are pro-rated bills for vehicles registered between the dates of Oct.r 2, 2016 and July 31, 2017.

Payments can be made in person at the Darien Tax Collector’s Office (Room 104) until Friday Dec. 29  by 3 p.m. Payments by mail must be postmarked by the US Postal Service on or before Dec. 31 in order to be processed as a December. payment. Payments may also be made through the payment portal on the Darien website (darienct.gov) until 11:59 p.m.  Dec. 31, 2017. There is a convenience fee to pay by this method.

If your real estate taxes are escrowed, please make sure you contact your bank to notify them you have made the January 2018 payment.

Tax Office Hourstoday are Friday Dec. 29 – 8:30-3 p.m.

Questions, please call the Tax Collector’s Office 203-656-7314.