Notes from your Tax Collector:
** The new tax rate for the December 2013 tax bill is $22.46 per thousand of your assessed property value
Tax Rate Breakdown is as follows:
Town Rate $ 4.66
Local School Rate 13.04
State School Rate 2.22
County Rate 2.54
**For your convenience the tax office is open 8am-1pm on Mon., Tue., and Thur. and 12pm-6pm on Wed. Closed on Fridays**
Can't make it during our open hours? Please drop off your payment in the Lobby Dropbox, your payment will be posted the following business day, the Lobby hours are Mon, Tue, Thur 7:30am-5:00pm, Wed from 7:30am-6:00pm and is closed on Fridays.
**To ensure that your real estate tax payment gets applied to the correct property please remember to include your Map/Lot # and Telephone # on your check**
Linda Markiewicz, Tax Collector of Barrington
December 12, 2013 - 2nd issue real estate tax bills are due. Interest starts accruing after the 12th at 12%.
December 24th & 25th - the Tax Office will be closed for Holiday.
Wishing everyone a safe and happy Holiday Season!
The first goal of the Tax Department is to cultivate an environment that is both welcoming to our customers, and conducive to the professional and personal growth of the tax collector employees.
The second goal is to provide the training necessary to deliver knowledgeable, courteous service to our customers and the agencies we serve.
- Send Tax Collector and Deputy Tax Collector to first year of certification.
- Increase Deputy Tax Collector's hours from 20 hours weekly to 30 hours weekly to allow for the appropriate training and while training to allow additional hours to help close out and deposit the monies within a timely manner.
- Send Tax Collector to annual conference as well as, sending the Deputy Tax Collector to spring workshop, new collector's workshop, and any WEBEX classes offered by Harris.
The third goal is to utilize technology to the fullest extent possible to efficiently serve our customers and accurately account for revenue collected.
The fourth goal is to maintain the public's trust and confidence through service and accountability.