How your taxes are determined

Taxes are assessed as of October 1, they are levied (or collected) on the following July 1, and are due in two installments due July 1 and January 1. Liens are filed on the last day of the fiscal year (June 30).

One mill is equal to $1.00 of tax for each $1,000 of assessment. For the fiscal year 2013-2014, the mill rate is 41.855 mills. For the fiscal year 2014-2015 it is 42.198

Example:

Mill Rate: 42.198 mills (.042198)
Assessed value is $200,000

$200,000 x .042198= $8,440

Mill rate history

  • mill rate current fiscal year 2014-2015: 42.198
  • mill rate fiscal year 2013-2014: 41.855
  • mill rate fiscal year 2012-2013: 41.11
  • mill rate fiscal year 2011-2012: 39.64
  • mill rate fiscal year 2010-2011: 39.64
  • mill rate fiscal year 2009-2010: 38.73
  • mill rate fiscal year 2008-2009: 44.58
  • mill rate fiscal year 2007-2008: 41.28
  • mill rate fiscal year 2006-2007: 42.28
  • mill rate fiscal year 2005-2006: 40.32

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Contact Information

Elaine T. Carvalho, CCMA
Acting Tax Assessor
Tax Assessor's Office
45 Lyon Terrace Room 105 Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: (203) 576-7241
Fax: (203) 332-5521 

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