Assessor

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61 Echo Lake Road
Watertown, CT 06795
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Ph: 860.945.5235
Fax: 860.274.8130
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Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Veterans Exemptions

PLEASE NOTE, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO APPLY FOR THE HOMEOWNERS PROGRAM OR ADDITIONAL VETERANS PER THE EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 10 FOR THE 2020-2021 GRANDLIST

PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT FOR NEW APPLICANTS

If you are a veteran or a veteran’s widow that has served within qualifying war years and have filed their discharge papers with the town, you will be eligible for the following exemptions:

Assessment reduction for all veterans, based off your disability rating with the VA (must provide paper work) Basic reduction: $4500

If you have met the above requirements and are at least 65 years of age or fully disabled through social security, and your income is not above the limits listed below, you will be eligible for additional veteran’s benefits.

State Option Benefit

Single person: $37,000 income limit
Married couple: $45,000 income limit

Local Option Benefit

Both single or married: $45,000 income limit

For both state and local options, you will need to apply in person at the Assessors office with all proofs of all incomes.

Applications are accepted February 1st – October 1st

Active Duty

If you are an active duty member of the armed forces on the assessment date and have filed a written application, you will be eligible for the total exemption

Apply before December 31st of the assessment year.

Active Duty Motor Vehicle Exemption Form