Assessment Office

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The Assessment Office and The Tax Collector (Collector of Revenue) are separate departments.

The Collector of Revenue is responsible for the collection of real estate taxes, personal property taxes, motor vehicle taxes, water & sewer usage, and parking tickets.

For the Collector, click here.

Welcome to the Assessment Office of Manchester!

The mission of the Assessment Office is to estimate the fair market value of all real estate, personal property, and motor vehicles, to establish the fair and equitable levy of local property tax. Property is assessed in each town as of the October 1st assessment date. The town implemented a revaluation for the October 1, 2021 Grand List. The next revaluation is scheduled for October 1, 2026.


2023 Grand List - ADOPTED MILL RATES:

  • General Fund mill rate:  38.68
  • Downtown Special Services District mill rate:  2.94, resulting in 41.62 (District S).
  • Motor vehicle mill rate at 32.46 (which was capped by the State of CT).


Save time! Please click on the links below to find answers to commonly asked assessment questions.

If you are unable to find the info you need, please send us an email and we will answer you in the order received. If your questions is specifically regarding business personal property filing, visit that page first for complete instructions and the email address that is specifically for business personal property. For all other inquiries, please email


Please enjoy the short animated video below that explains what we do! 

(First in English, segundo en Español)