Assessment Office

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.

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We are currently limiting the phone calls to our office and encourage you to seek answers to common questions through the links below.

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 DO NOT EMAIL BOTH.


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

(first in English, segundo en Español)

General Fund mill rate is 37.20 (District T);

Downtown Special Services District mill rate of 2.87, resulting in 40.07 (District S).

The State of CT capped the motor vehicle mill rate at 32.46.