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Senior homeowners, disabled can apply for tax relief


KENT—The filing period for the state’s tax relief program for Elderly Homeowners and Totally Disabled Persons is now open and runs through May 15.

Qualifying income limits cannot exceed $43,800 for unmarried individuals or $53,400 for married couples. 

Proof of all income is required, including a copy of the 2023 Income Tax Return (if filed); Social Security income, wages, bonuses, taxable portions of annuities and pensions, interest dividends, net rent or proceeds from a sale of property, and the like.

Veterans receiving an exemption under section 12-81 of the Connecticut General Statutes may be eligible for an additional exemption, providing the same income requirements are met.

If interested, contact the assessor’s office at 860-927-3160 for an application.

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