Where Do My Tax Dollars Go?
The City's $197.5 million General Fund is its largest fund and supports the majority of the basic services of the City, such as police and fire protection, health and human services, garbage collection and street repair. The largest sources of revenue for the General Fund are property taxes, which together make up approximately 65.5% of the General Fund. The tax rate for the City of Meriden’s 2020 Budget is $40.86 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. (Note: Assessed value is 70% of appraised value.)
To see how your annual property taxes pay for all the services provided by the City of Meriden, enter your property’s address below.