Connecticut: A statewide car tax could cut your tax bill, but if you live in Greenwich, you’re out of luck

In at least 156 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns, motor vehicle taxes would go down under a bill that is gaining momentum to create a uniform auto tax collected by the state.

Top Democrats say the current town-by-town system of auto taxation is unfair, with the same exact car model taxed three or four times as a much in cities such as Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury and Bridgeport than along Fairfield County’s wealthy Gold Coast because of a the wide deviation in local mill rates.