The Greenwich Assessor's Office is accepting applications for Tax Relief for Income Limited Senior or Totally Disabled Homeowners from February 1st to May 15th, 2018. Applications will be received by mail until March 15, 2018. After March 15th the completed applications must be dropped off at the Assessor’s Office prior to the deadline of May 15, 2018 in order to qualify for tax relief for the July 2018 and January 2019 Tax Bills. No applications will be accepted after May 15, 2018.
New applicants may visit or call the Assessor's Office for assistance. Applicants must be age 65 by December 31, 2017 or be Totally Disabled, as determined by the Social Security Administration.
The State of Connecticut Income Limited Senior or Totally Disabled Homeowners Credit sets an income limit for a single applicant that must not exceed $35,300; married applicants must not exceed $43,000.
The Greenwich Local Senior Relief has an income limit of $66,000. See Senior Tax Relief Ordinance and Senior Tax Relief Explanation.
You must provide proof of all income for 2017. Acceptable proof of income should include (but is not limited to) copies of your Federal Income Tax Return for 2017, Employment Income Statements (W2's), Bank Statements (showing interest), Rental Income Statements and Social Security Statements for 2017 (1099 SSA). If you are not required to file a Federal Income Tax Return, an affidavit must be completed.
Income Limited Veteran's applications are also being taken. The income limits and proof of income are the same as the limits outlined for the State Tax Relief Program. No age limit is required.
For an application or more information concerning these and other exemptions call our office at (203) 622-7885.