Automobile Tax Removal

Standard Forms of Proof for Removal and/or Proration
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You may be entitled to have your vehicle tax prorated or removed if you have done one of the following between October 1 and August 31:

  1. Sold the vehicle.
  2. Registered your vehicle out of state.
  3. Totaled or had your vehicle stolen.

 Standard Forms of Proof for Removal and/or Proration

  1. Plate receipt from DMV indicating that registration has been cancelled.
  2. Plus any one of the following:

A copy of the bill of sale

Located at bottom of registration form
A copy of the Transfer of Title Title needs to be signed
Out of State registration Date the vehicle was registered outside the State of Connecticut
Stolen Vehicle Statement A statement (Assessor's Certification Form) from insurance company indicating that the vehicle was stolen and not recovered
Totaled Vehicle Statement A statement (Assessor's Certification Form) from the insurance company indicating that the vehicle was totaled
Junked Vehicle A notarized receipt from junk yard
Trade-in Vehicle A copy of purchase agreement identifying the trade-in vehicle and a plate receipt

Telephone: (860) 535-5098
Fax: (860) 535-5052 

Please Note: If the registration has been transferred to a replacement vehicle the July tax is due in full. This payment will be credited toward the replacement vehicle and billed the following January.

All information must be dated and have the Vehicle Identification Number on all documentation. Forward to the Assessor's Office, 152 Elm Street, Stonington, CT 06378. 

Check the status of your registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles website.