The Assessor’s office administers the Elderly/Totally Disabled Homeowner’s program annually. This program will allow a credit on the July real estate tax bill to qualified taxpayers. The 2022 income limits are $40,300 for an unmarried homeowner and $49,100 for married homeowners, who must have owned their home by October 1, 2022, who live in their home, who are residents of this state, who have reached age 65 by December 31, 2022 or are totally disabled. The filing period opens on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 and will end on Monday, May 15, 2023.
New applicants must apply by May 15, 2023; any current recipient of the benefit who has received a letter from the Assessor’s office reminding them to apply this year must also apply no later than May 15, 2023 in order to continue to receive the benefit. Proof of income for 2022 is needed to apply.
- Social Security Benefit Statement (1099 Form for 2022). This must be submitted if you and/or your spouse receive Social Security benefits.
- Federal Income Tax Return (If you file).
- If you do not file an income tax return, statements of 2022 taxable income -including Taxable Pensions, IRA’s, Interest, Dividends, Wages, etc., in addition to the Social Security Statement must be provided.
- Applications for additional veteran’s benefits are also being taken, with a deadline of September 30 for that program. The same income guidelines apply.
Applications for additional veteran’s benefits are also being taken, with a deadline of September 30 for that program. The same income guidelines apply.
Applications are filed online in the Assessor’s Office. The office is open Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
If you have any questions, please call the Assessor’s office at (860) 668-3866.