Tag Archives: taxes

Errors on tax bills causing headaches

Fears over mistakes with car tax bills have come to fruition for local officials. The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles switched to a new computer system last August. The change…

Tax bills going out as referendum looms

NAUGATUCK — The borough will be sending out tax bills soon, despite not officially having a budget yet for the 2016-17 fiscal year. In May, borough officials adopted a $119.98…

Budget set, tax bills going out

NAUGATUCK — The third time proved to be the charm in regards to the borough’s budget. In October, officials adopted a $112.9 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which…

Mayors’ budget decisions take prudence, planning

The sluggish economy continues to make things difficult on people trying to manage their money. That goes for local mayors during the budget season, too.

Prospect Mayor Bob Chatfield and Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo spend plenty of their springs on crafting a budget that they think will best balance taxes with progress in their communities.

Naugatuck has budget surplus thanks to tax revenue

NAUGATUCK — The borough ended the fiscal year with a small surplus, according to figures Controller Wayne McAllister presented Tuesday to the Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses….

Beacon Falls covers back taxes with 3 home sales

BEACON FALLS — The town sold three homes at tax auction, pulling in more than what was owed in back taxes for each. Six properties had been set to be…

New, higher taxes go into effect

Friday marks the beginning of a slew of new and higher taxes. The General Assembly, under the urging of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, has approved sweeping new tax increases and…

First installment of borough real estate taxes coming due

NAUGATUCK — Tax Collector’s office sent notice to property owners in Naugatuck that the first installment of real estate taxes is due July 1. Motor vehicle, personal property and real…

Letter to the editor: Taxpayers must take responsibility

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the letter, “Borough needs to more,” which ran in the May 6 edition of the Citizen’s News. Very simply, Umesh Kapadia-“Borough needs…

Naugatuck budget to yield half-mill hike

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials have approved a 2010-11 budget representing a $758,340, or .74 percent, overall increase, which hinges upon a 1.6 percent, half-mill tax hike for property owners. The…