Under Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 9R, the City of Stamford is again offering the deferment of local property taxes to provide relief to those financially impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic .
Taxes due on January 1, 2021 may be deferred for a total of 90 days, which is 60 days beyond the normal grace period. The last day to pay without penalty is April 1, 2021.
- Taxes that are eligible for deferment currently include 2nd-half non-escrow real property taxes and supplemental motor vehicle taxes due January 1, 2021.
- If your real property taxes due July 1, 2020 were previously approved for deferment, there is no need to reapply. The 2nd-half installment due January 1, 2021 will be automatically deferred until April 1, 2021.
The application form and all documents required therein must be received no later than February 1, 2021. Incomplete or late submissions will not be accepted. Use List/Parcel/Plate Numbers when referencing tax accounts.
Upon completing the form, you must save it electronically or print it depending on whether you plan to submit the form to our office electronically or as a hardcopy. The form cannot be submitted by simply filling it out on the city’s website.
The completed application form and supporting documentation may be submitted:
- by email to: TaxDeferral@StamfordCT.gov
- by mail to:
City of Stamford – Tax Relief Deferral Program
888 Washington Blvd. 6th floor
Stamford, CT 06901
via a Tax Relief Deferral Program drop-box in the lobby of the Stamford Government Center
Important Tax Relief Deferral Program Facts Under EO 9R
- Real property accounts in escrow / DSSD charges / other taxes not due January 1, 2021 are not eligible for the Tax Relief Deferral Program.
- If you have a leased vehicle, it is the responsibility of the leasing company to apply for tax deferment.
- Any outstanding taxes approved for deferment not paid in full on or before April 1, 2021 shall accrue interest at 1.5% per month, calculated from the bill’s original due date of January 1, 2021.