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Office of the Assessor
909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
The town assessor is responsible for determining the value of real estate and personal property for tax purposes andMore also for reviewing and approving applications for tax relief for seniors, veterans, tax-exempt organizations and owners of farmland and forests. Taxable personal property includes business machinery and equipments, computers, manufacturing equipment, unregistered motor vehicles and other miscellanous items. Registered motor vehicles are valued using N.A.D.A. (National Automobile Dealers Association) standards as per state statute. The most recent real estate revaluation was performed in 2010 and is effective as of the January 2011 Grand List. The assessor is appointed by the town manager.
Office of the Tax Collector
909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
The tax collector is responsible for collecting real estate, personal property and motor vehicle taxes from residentsMore and businesses in the Town of North Branford. Taxes are calculated based on the current mill rate and the value of property as determined by the town assessor (not the tax collector), and are payable biannually. Taxes can be paid by cash, check or money order (issuers of bounced personal checks must pay a $20 returned check fee and issue a certified check, money order or cash to pay their balances) in person or via the mail.  Taxes can also be paid at Citizen's Bank of North Branford or TD Banknorth of North Branford in July and January only. Payments can be made online or over the phone for a fee.
Department of Finance
909 Foxon Rd, North Branford, CT 06471
The town's Department of Finance is responsible for preparing the town's annual budget and capital improvements plansMore and the recording and accounting of all financial transactions involving the town. The finance director, who is appointed by the Town Council and acts as the town chief financial officer, is also involved in the investment of trust and pension funds, the issuance of long-term bonded debt, workers' benefits administration and contract negotiations with town employees. The office employs four: the finance director, a staff accountant and two account clerks. The tax collector and assessor also report directly to the finance director.