How to calculate Property taxes in Connecti

Connecticut Property Tax Calculator 2022

Want to calculate your property taxes in Connecticut?  Calculate your Connecticut Property taxes using our Connecticut Property Tax Calculator. The Connecticut property taxes are based on the 2021-2022 Mill Rates. Below you will find our Connecticut Property Tax Calculator using 2021-2022 mill rates.

Property Taxes in Connecticut: Assessed Value and Mill Rates

In order to calculate your property taxes in Connecticut. You will need the assessed value of your property and mill rates.

What is the difference between the Assessed Value and Appraised Value?

The Assessed Value of a property is 70% of the appraised value. While the appraised value of the property is the price of the property set by the town.  It’s important to know the difference between the Appraised value and Assessed Value when you are calculating your Connecticut Property taxes.

How is Appraised Value Calculated in Connecticut?

The appraised value of the property is the price of the property set by the town.  Usually, Town Assessors will determine this by comparing the value of comparable properties and will usually send an inspector to physically inspect the property. The appraised value is composed of a Land Value and a Building Improvement Value and the total will be your appraised value. By law, Connecticut towns are required to revalue properties at least once every 5 years (CGS 12-62b(1)). As part of revaluation, Connecticut town inspectors from the Town Assessors office will conduct physical inspections of the properties by walking the exterior of the property. If there are discrepancies in square footage or new building improvements, you will be reassessed.

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How to Calculate Assessed Value in Connecticut?

To determine Assessed Value, just take 70% of the appraised value. By law, Connecticut towns must assess properties to 70% of appraised value or fair market value (CGS 12-62a (b)) 

The formula for calculating assessed value in Connecticut is:

Appraised Value x 0.70= Assessed Value

What is the Mill Rate?

Every town in Connecticut sets their own Mill rate and Mill rates are adjusted every year.  Most Connecticut towns publish their mill rates in May.  For example, the Board of Estimate and Taxation in Greenwich sets the mill rate in May of every year.

A mill represents $1 for every $1000 in assessed property value.  For example, Greenwich has a mill rate of 11.59 mills which means a home with a $1,000,000 assessed value has a property tax of $11,590 a year. 

How to Calculate Property Taxes in Connecticut?

This is how to calculate property taxes in Connecticut.  First, take the 100% appraised value of the property and multiply by 70% to get the assessed value.  Then you multiply the assessed value of the property by the mill rate and divide by 1,000.  For example, a property with a 100% appraised value of $2,000,000 in Greenwich will have a property tax of $15,916.60.

Take 70% of Appraised Value: $2,000,000 x 0.70= $ 1,400,000

Multiply Assessed Value by Mill Rate: $1,400,000 x 11.59= $16,226,000

Divide by 1000: $16,226,000 /1000= $16,226

As you can see, calculating property taxes in Connecticut is pretty straight forward. We have made it easy for you by creating a Connecticut Property Tax Calculator.

Connecticut Property Tax Calculator

Connecticut Property Tax Calculator using 2021-2022 Mill Rates. Simply input the 100% appraised value of the property and select your town. If you don’t have the exact town’s appraised value then I’d suggest using the purchase price or sale price of the property.

2021-2022 Connecticut Mill Rates (Connecticut Town by Town Mill Rates)

Connecticut mill rates vary by town. Below is a complete list with the 2021-2022 Mill Rates for every town in Connecticut.

Connecticut Towns2021-2022 Mill Rates
Andover35.88
Ansonia37.80
Ashford36.37
Avon34.21
Barkhamsted31.52
Beacon Fall34.90
Berlin33.93
Bethany34.50
Bethel34.26
Bethlehem27.51
Bloomfield35.58
Bolton39.43
Bozrah27.00
Branford29.45
Bridgeport43.45
Bridgewater17.50
Bristol38.35
Brookfield30.10
Brooklyn26.42
Burlington33.40
Canaan 25.70
Canterbury23.72
Canton33.22
Chaplin32.50
Cheshire33.72
Chester29.50
Clinton29.83
Colechester33.05
Colebrook30.90
Columbia29.33
Cornwall16.70
Coventry31.15
Cromwell30.33
Danbury27.60
Darien16.84
Deep River29.58
Derby38.60
Durham35.56
Eastford26.00
East Granby33.60
East Haddam30.44
East Hampton34.53
East Hartford49.35
East Haven34.25
East Lyme28.51
Easton32.35
East Windsor34.50
Ellington 31.60
Enfield34.23
Essex22.43
Fairfield26.98
Farmington28.81
Franklin22.97
Glastonbury37.32
Goshen20.60
Granby39.61
Greenwich11.59
Griswold28.94
Groton25.98
Guilford32.62
Haddam32.16
Hamden52.44
Hampton23.77
Hartford74.29
Hartland27.00
Harwinton28.70
Hebron36.33
Kent18.57
Killingly25.14
Killingworth26.72
Lebanon28.40
Ledyard33.60
Lisbon23.23
Litchfield27.60
Lyme19.95
Madison28.85
Manchester36.52
Mansfield31.38
Marlborough35.84
Meriden40.86
Middlebury34.83
Middlefield31.82
Middletown35.70
Milford27.65
Monroe36.36
Montville31.75
Morris24.63
Naugatuck47.75
New Britain49.50
New Canaan18.16
New Fairfield31.49
New Hartford30.93
New Haven43.88
Newington38.81
New London37.95
New Milford27.97
Newtown34.65
Norfolk26.91
North Branford33.14
North Canaan29.00
North Haven30.71
North Stonington28.60
Norwalk23.97
Norwalk (Rowayton)22.17
Norwich41.98
Old Lyme23.30
Old Saybrook20.05
Orange33.25
Oxford23.00
Plainfield28.33
Plainville34.56
Plymouth40.63
Pomfret25.73
Portland35.01
Preston26.94
Prospect32.30
Putnam20.84
Redding32.84
Ridgefield28.21
Rocky Hill34.10
Roxbury15.40
Salem32.20
Salisbury11.00
Scotland39.00
Seymour34.71
Sharon14.50
Shelton22.03
Sherman18.64
Simsbury37.41
Somers26.66
Southbury29.30
Southington29.03
South Windsor37.86
Sprague36.00
Stafford34.93
Stamford26.94
Sterling31.94
Stonington23.85
Stratford39.47
Suffield28.64
Thomaston36.13
Thompson24.95
Tolland37.11
Torrington46.17
Trumbull35.42
Union28.60
Vernon39.63
Voluntown28.08
Wallingford28.52
Warren14.15
Washington14.25
Waterbury60.12
Waterford27.64
Watertown34.56
Westbrook25.00
West Hartford42.42
West Haven34.00
Weston32.92
Westport18.07
Wethersfield40.67
Willington29.99
Wilton27.87
Winchester33.54
Windham37.21
Windsor33.27
Windsor Locks25.83
Wolcott33.14
Woodbridge42.64
Woodbury29.17
Woodstock25.50

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