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Homeowners / Totally Disabled State Program
Connecticut law provides for annual tax relief payments to qualified homeowners. The following information applies to applications filed in 2014.

To be eligible:
1.  You or your spouse must be at least 65 years of age as of December 31, 2013 or over 18 and permanently and totally disabled.
2.  You must be a permanent resident of the State of Connecticut.
3.  Your 2013 income cannot exceed $41,600 if you're married or $34,100 if you're unmarried.

Income Definition: Qualifying income is defined as adjusted gross income for IRS purposes plus any other income not included in such adjusted gross income.

4.  You must provide the Assessor with a copy of your SSA1099, or its equivalent, from Social Security and your federal income tax return if you file one. The Assessor may require any other proof of income that may be necessary for the certification of the claim, such as interest statements and pension statements.

In Addition to the Above Conditions Homeowners Must:

File an application between February 1st and May 15th, at least every two years, with the Assessor's Office of the town where they live.

Own the property or hold a tenancy for life or for a term of years, which makes the applicant liable for payment of taxes (CGS Sec. 12-48). The property must be the applicant's primary residence (domicile).
Credits are determined as a percentage of taxes.


INCOME
TAX CREDIT %
TAX CREDIT MAXIMUM

Over
To
Married
Single
Married
Single
$ -0-
- $17,000
50%
40%
$1,250
$1,000
$17,000
- $22,900
40%
30%
$1,000
$750
$22,900
- $28,600
30%
20%
$750
$500
$28,600
- $34,100
20%
10%
$500
$250
$34,100
- $41,600
10%
0%
$250
$ -0-

This program includes minimum credits ranging from $150 to $400.



DEEP RIVER LOCAL OPTION - HOMEOWNERS PROGRAM
Connecticut law allows for annual local option tax relief payments to qualified homeowners.
The following information applies to applications filed in 2014.

To be eligible:
1. You or your spouse must be at least 65 years of age as of December 31, 2013 or over 18 and permanently and totally disabled.

2. You must be a permanent resident of the State of Connecticut.  You must have lived in your Deep River Residence for a minimum of five years.

3. Your 2013 income cannot exceed $45,000 for the Deep River Local Option.

Income Definition: Qualifying income is defined as adjusted gross income for IRS purposes plus any other income not included in such adjusted gross income.

4. You must provide the Assessor with a copy of your SSA1099, or its equivalent, from Social Security and your federal income tax return if you file one. The Assessor may require any other proof of income that may be necessary for the certification of the claim, such as interest statements and pension statements.

In Addition to the Above Conditions Homeowners Must:

File an application between February 1st and May 15th, at least every two years, with the Deep River Assessor's Office.

Own the property or hold a tenancy for life or for a term of years, which makes the applicant liable for payment of taxes (CGS Sec. 12-48). The property must be the applicant's primary residence (domicile) and have been your Deep River domicile for five years.

Credits are determined as follows:


INCOME
TAX CREDIT

Over
To
Married
Single
$ -0-
$17,000
$625
$500
$17,000
$22,900
$500
$375
$22,900
$28,600
$375
$250
$28,600
$34,100
$250
$125
$34,100
$45,000
$125
$125

Chart based on 100% ownership, credit may vary based on percent of ownership.

For more information, contact the Assessor's Office at 860-526-6029, or by email assessor@deepriverct.us.


 
 
Deep River Town Hall • 174 Main Street • Deep River, CT 06417

Phone (860) 526-6020 • Fax (860) 526-6023 • email selectman@deepriverct.us