The Greenwich Assessor's Office is accepting applications for Tax Relief for Income Limited Senior or Totally Disabled Homeowners. Applications will be received by mail until March 15, 2017. After March 15th the completed applications must be dropped off at the Assessors Office prior to the deadline of May 15, 2017 in order to qualify for tax relief for the July 2017 and January 2018 Tax Bills. New applicants may come into or call the Assessor's Office for assistance. No applications will be accepted after May 15, 2017. Applicants must be age 65 by December 31, 2016 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 $35,200; married applicants must not exceed $42,900.
The Greenwich Local Senior Relief has an income limit of $65,500. See Senior Tax Relief Ordinance see Senior Tax Relief Explanation.
You must provide proof of all income for 2016. Acceptable proof of income should include (but is not limited to) copies of your Federal Income Tax Return for 2016, Employment Income Statement/s (W2's), Bank Statement/s (showing interest), Rental Income Statements and Social Security Statements for 2016 (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.
Senior Tax Relief Forms