The Newtown Legislative Council has approved extending the current 30 day tax payment grace period ending on August 3rd to October 1st, for a total of 90 days. This applies to taxes on real property, personal property or motor vehicles, or municipal water and sewer charges or assessments for such tax charge, or assessment from the time that it became due and payable. The grace period for sewer charges, due June 1st, will be 90 days extended to September 1st. Eligible taxpayers are those that suffered a reduction in income of at least 20% by COVID-19. Those taxpayers should contact the Newtown Tax Office before July 1st with name, address, and bill numbers.