Elderly Home Owner / Totally Disabled Persons

Filing Period is between February 1st and May 15th

A tax relief program for elderly and totally disabled persons who meet certain income parameters is available to those who qualify. Once a person is approved for a tax credit, he must submit an application on a biennial basis. Under the property tax credit program an applicant must, as of the October 1st assessment date:

  • Be a Connecticut Resident
  • Record owner or hold a life use, both on October 1st
  • Be 65 years of age as of December 31st preceding the date in which he files an application for tax relief

 OR:

  • Be receiving permanent total disability benefits

Applications will be processed at the Senior Center. Be sure to bring with you the following documents: 

  • Income Tax (if filing)
  • Social Security Statement (SSA-1099)
  • Pension Statement
  • Bank Interest Statement
  • Any Other Income
At that time, the application will be processed for the “Local Option” in which the town matches qualified state benefit (up to 75% of applicable tax maximum).


Renter's Program For The Elderly and Totally Disabled

Filing period is between April 1, 2017 and October 1, 2017

Renters Program is basically the same as Homeowners program except, you will need to bring additional information when filing an application at the Senior Center:

  • Income Tax Return (if filing)
  • Social Security Statement (SSA-1099)
  • Pension Statement
  • Bank Interest Statement
  • Any Other Income
  • Proof of Rent for 12 Months
  • Payments of Electric, Gas, Water, and Fuel for 12 months

Useful Exemptions Summary