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Connecticut Program Eligibility

Property Tax-Aide features the Tax Credit for Elderly Homeowner program and the Income Tax Credit for Property Taxes (previously available to older residents but has been expanded to include all adults meeting the income limits).

The information on this page is updated as new information becomes available by the relevant tax agencies.

Tax Credit for Elderly Homeowner

State program provides a property tax credit program for Connecticut owners in residence of real property, who are elderly (65 and over) or totally disabled, and whose annual incomes do not exceed certain limits. The credit amount is calculated by the local assessor and applied by the tax collector to the applicant's real property tax bill. The amount of the credit that may be granted is up to $1,250 for married couples and $1,000 for single persons. Credit amounts are based on a graduated income scale. Application may be made with the Assessor's Office between February 1 and May 15th.

Application Deadline

  • Application may be made with the Assessor’s Office between February 1 and May 15th.
  • Tax credits, once filed for and approved by the Assessor, extend for a two-year assessment period. The assessor will notify each taxpayer concerning refiling requirements in time to refile.

Income Tax Credit for Property Taxes

The program provides a credit for any adult Connecticut resident (previously available only for older residents).The credit against the state income tax liability is for property taxes paid on the taxpayer’s principal residence. The credit is a percent of taxes paid. The percentage of the taxes that is credited decreases as income increases. The maximum credit is $300.

Application Deadline

  • Income tax return is due on or before April 15, 2024.
  • Can be filed electronically

Property Tax-Aide has independently selected the property tax relief programs featured on this website that we think are the most relevant and beneficial to older adults. It is not an exhaustive list of all property tax relief programs available in each state. Please consult your local tax agency for a comprehensive listing of property tax relief programs in your area.

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