What is the best way to pay my tax bill or statement?

The easiest, most convenient, most economical, and most reliable way to make your tax payment is by E Check (Electronic Check / ACH payment).  This can be done online or over the telephone.  There is a modest charge of  $1.25 for paying by E Check.  No actual check writing; no stamp, trips to the mailbox, no paper.  Avoid the anxiety and delay of mailing your payment.  The payment is secure and timely.   The fee for an E Check is usually less than the fees incurred when using a credit, debit or ATM card to pay.   Go to the following link: https://www.mytaxbill.gov/inet/bill/home.do?town=norwalk   or call (203) 318-9523.   pay taxes button

  The tax collector’s office is open for in person transactions, with no appointment necessary, from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.  Payments may be made by credit card, debit card, ATM card, check, money order, or cash.  There is no requirement to wear a mask in Norwalk City Hall although many employees and visitors still do.   If you have questions about the mask policy or other COVID-19 related policies, please contact the Mayor's Office or refer to the Mayor's COVID-19 updates.   

You may still make your payment by mail.   A courtesy reply envelope is included with your tax bill if you wish to pay by mail, or you may send your payment to:  Tax Collector, City of Norwalk, PO Box 5530, South Norwalk CT   06856.  Be sure to write your bill numbers on your check. Bill numbers are shown on your payment coupons.   If you wish to have a receipt returned to you, please send both payment coupons and a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment.  You may expect to receive a receipt back within a few days to weeks.   We will not send back your receipt if you fail to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  Payments legibly postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service on or before Monday, August 7, 2023, were considered on time, regardless of when they were received by the Tax Collector’s office. There was an extended grace period this year, because tax bills were mailed on July 3 - 7.  For your own benefit, obtain a ‘receipt of mailing’ from the U.S. Postal Service when mailing your payment if you choose to mail your payment close to the deadline.

Pay your bill anytime, anywhere - online or telephone payments with a credit, debit, or ATM card.   As noted above, for a modest fee of $1.25, you may pay by ACH payment (E Check) from our website or by phone.  This affords you the certainty that your payment has been received, eliminates anxiety and worry about mail delivery, eliminates the burden of going to city hall or one of the local banks to pay in person, and allows you to process the transaction at a time that is convenient to you.  

There are additional non-refundable fees charged by our payment provider, Invoice Cloud, for securely processing credit, debit and ATM card payments.  Fees are an additional 2.99% (as of March, 2023) of the total, and are always disclosed up front.  

To pay by credit, debit, or ATM card, or by E Check, call (203) 318-9523,  or go to :    https://www.mytaxbill.gov/inet/bill/home.do?town=norwalk

Taxpayers are able pay their tax bills in person at area banks from now through August 7, 2023.  You do not have to be a customer of the bank in order to pay there, and there is no charge to you for this service.  This service is provided subject to the bank branches’ ability to transact business due to COVID-19; service may be limited to drive through service, or there may be other limitations, depending on the branch.  This option is available only through the last day to pay without interest.  A list of participating bank branches is found elsewhere on this website.  You will receive a receipt from the bank at the time you make your payment.  You must bring your entire tax bill with you for this purpose.  We are grateful to the local banks who partner with the City to provide this service to our mutual customers. 

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