Hours: Mon,Wed and Thurs 9:00 - 12:00 & 1:00 - 4:00
CLOSED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS
Field cards available on line at www.visionappraisal.com
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The Assessor is to direct and administer the valuation of real estate, personal property and motor vehicles; performs field investigations and inspections required to properly evaluate property; establishes and prepares the Town Grand List; maintains and provides acurate property records and data for use by the public; administers various personal and property exemption programs. The work involves analysis and calculations; answering customer inquiries and directing the department staff. The Town Assessor is required to exercise considerable independent judgment in administering and conducting the assessment of real and personal property and motor vehicles and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.
Exemption for Blindness
To receive a $3000 assessment exemption, certification of blindness must be obtained from the State of Connecticut, Department of Human Resources, Board of Education and Services for the Blind. This certificate should be filed with the Assessor's office by October 1st.
To qualify for the basic Veteran's exemption, a Veteran should file an Honorable Discharge (form DD-214) with the Town Clerk before October 1st.
Disabled Veterans need to file a letter from the Veteran's Administration showing rate of disability. This is a one-time filing, unless the rate of disability changes.
Additional Veteran's Exemption
The filing period for the Additional Veteran's Exemption is February 1st through October 1st of any given year, for the exemption on that October 1st Grand List. To receive this exemption, you must meet the income requirement for the year you are applying.
Proof of all income for the calendar year preceding the filing period must be provided. If you file an Income Tax Return, a copy must be provided. If you receive Social Security benefits, a copy of your SSA 1099 form must be provided, unless you are rated 100% disabled through the Veteran's Administration. In that case, your Social Security benefits are not considered.