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Assessor

501 Main Street South
(Room 204)

Southbury, CT 06488
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Veterans' Tax Exemption Programs in Southbury


There are three tax property tax exemption programs in Southbury for veterans and their surviving spouses. Qualified veterans may receive benefits from all three programs. Two programs are mandated by the State and are not subject to local modification. The third is a local option which allows the town to adjust the qualifying income and the level of tax exemption within State-set limits.

Please print, complete, and return the exemption form to the Assessor's Department. Thank you.

1. State Mandated Recognition Program:

 Who:  1234 qualifying veterans and their surviving spouses
 Income:  No restriction
 Exemption:  $1500 exemption of assessed value of home or auto
 Benefit:  $43.20 current tax savings per person
 Total Cost:  $53,308 in 2016 - not reimbursed by State

2. State Mandated Need-Based Program:

 Who:   302 Veterans and their surviving spouses
 Income:  At or below $42,900 for married or $35,200 for single
 Exemption:  $3,000 exemption of assessed value of home or auto
 Benefit:  $86.40 current tax savings per person
 Total Cost:  $14,713 in 2016 - reimbursed by State

3. Local Option Need-Based Program:

 Who:  304 Veterans and their surviving spouses 
 Income:  At or below $52,900 for married and $35,200 for single
 Exemption:  $10,000 exemption of assessed value of home or auto
 Benefit:   $288.00 current tax savings per person
 Total Cost:  $84,384 in 2016 - not reimbursed by State