Payments must be applied to oldest outstanding interest, tax, and lien in that order.
The link below for online tax payments is to an external web sites operated by a payment service company that accept payments via electronic funds transfer (electronic check) or credit card transactions.
Removal of a DMV Hold
In order to obtain an immediate release of a DMV hold on a registration, your delinquent tax bill(s) must be paid in cash or a bank check in office. Payment by personal check will result in a 10 business day hold before the release is processed. Credit and debit card payments will result in a 5 business day hold before the release is processed.
Collection of Delinquent Taxes
Please be advised that the Town of East Lyme is under contract with TaxServ Capital Services for the collection of delinquent motor vehicle, personal property, water/sewer and real estate taxes. If you receive a letter from TaxServ, you must call TaxServ to discuss your account and arrange payment. If you do call the Tax Collector or Assessor’s office, you will be directed to TaxServ.
TaxServ Capital Services, LLC can be reached at:
Toll Free: 866-497-2427
View Tax Bills and Make Payments
- Tax Collector’s Office Counter
– Checks must be made out to: EAST LYME TAX COLLECTOR
– The Tax Collector’s office accepts credit or debit card payments at the counter. Please be aware there are fees:
Debit Cards: Flat rate of $3.50
Electronic Checks: Flat rate of $2.00
Credit Cards: 2.5% of transaction with a minimum of $2.00
- View Tax Bills & Online Payment
– View or Pay Taxes
– Pay by using one of the four credit cards American Express, VISA, Mastercard or Discover.
– Online payment fees:
Debit Cards; Flat rate of $3.50
Electronic Checks; Flat rate of $2.00
Credit Cards; 2.5% of transaction with a minimum of $2.00
Tax History – For help in preparing IRS income taxes
- For help in preparing income taxes, view your Tax History.