Real Estate Tax Bill Credits for Qualified Residents
Hamden – The Hamden Assessor's Office will be taking applications for credits on real estate tax bills for qualified elderly and/or disabled residents starting February 1, 2022 to May 15, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applications for additional veteran's exemptions (Income based) will also be taken through September 30, 2022.
Elderly and Disabled Homeowners Program
- Applicant must be 65 years of age or over as of December 31, 2021 or be totally disabled.
- Applicant must own and reside in the home.
- Applicant must have income of $44,600 or less for a married couple or $38,100 or less for a single person.
- 2021 income tax filing must be provided. If income tax filing is no longer needed for you, please submit the Social Security Award Letter and any other 1099 income statements received.
Current Federal Income Tax Return if filed or bank statements showing interest earned, pension statements, dividend statements, casino winnings, and Statement of Earnings from the Social Security Administration (SSA 1099 or SSA 2458)
Additional State and Local Veterans Exemption Programs
- Applicant must qualify for regular veteran's exemption by having served, or be currently serving, on active duty for a minimum of 90 days during a time of war and have filed a notice of honorable discharge or active duty with the Town Clerk.
- An additional veteran exemption program limits income to $46,600 or less for a married couple and $38,100 or less for a single person, unless the veteran has a 100% VA rated disability rating.
- Those limits are $46,400 for a married couple and $38,100 for a single person and only taxable income information must be provided.
- Application for these programs must be completed by September 30, 2022.
Homeowners and veterans who are currently on a program and are due to reapply will receive a notice by mail. The Hamden Assessor’s Office is located on the lower level of the Government Center at 2750 Dixwell Avenue at the corner of Evergreen Ave. The Government Center is accessible to disabled persons. Please call our office first (203) 287-7128) to verify if the Town Hall is open to the public or if you have special needs.
For further information, please contact Acting Chief Assessor, David F. Stannard, at (203) 287-7128 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may click here for the Town Assessor's Office website.