Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday: CLOSED

Elderly Homeowners and Totally Disabled Individuals:


  1. Owner (or spouse, if domiciled together) must have been 65 years of age by the end of the calendar year preceding the current filing period. Totally disabled persons, regardless of age, are initially eligible provided they have a Social Security Award Letter specifying a date of entitlement during the current benefit years or a SSA 1099 with Medicare premiums.

    1. Applications filed under the disability provision must be accompanied by proof of current disability. Acceptable proofs include a SSA-1099 showing Medicare deduction, a computer generated message from Social Security that states the person is disabled and indicates from a federal, state, municipal, or other government related program deemed comparable by the secretary of the office of Policy and Management.

  2. Claimant must own and reside at the property for which tax relief is sought; or he/she must hold a tenancy for life use or for a term in such property. Such ownership, which must constitute the claimant's principle or legal residence, must have been effective on or before October 1 St of the current assessment year. Principal residence shall be defined as residency of at least 6 months and one day for the program year.

  3. Claimant's qualifying income must not exceed $36,000 if single, or $43,900 if married. For married couples, income for both husband and wife must be counted in establishing qualifying income.

    1. Proof of income may consist of your Social Security 1099 Forms, form 1099-INT (bank interest income), 1099-DIV (dividends), Form W- 2P (Pension), also, if income tax is filed, we will require a copy of your adjusted gross income.

  4. Filing period for Homeowners and Totally Disabled Programs is February lsr through May 15th . Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

Veterans Program:

  1. All honorably discharged veterans who served in wartime are eligible for the basic exemption of $3000.00 off their assessment of real estate or motor vehicle (s). Special provisions apply to surviving spouses of veterans.

    1. No threshold is set for the basic exemption.

  2. For basic veterans' exemptions, the veteran must have their original or certified copy of his/her DD-214 on file with the TOWN CLERK by October 1St

Additional Veterans' Program: (Income Qualified)

  1. The benefits are doubled if the veteran is below certain income levels. For additional veterans' exemptions, the filing period is from February 1St until October lst. To be approved for the additional Veterans' Exemption, the claimant's qualifying income must not exceed $35,200 if single, or $42,900 if married. See Section 3A for qualifying income. Special provisions apply to surviving spouses of veterans.


Totally Disabled Persons  Ss12-81 (55)

The exemption amount for this program is $ 1,000. The qualifications are as follows:

  1. Persons must be permanently and totally disabled

  2. Be a Connecticut Resident Be record owner of, hold life use in or be the beneficiary of a trust estate

  3. They must be receiving permanent total disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or a federal state or local government retirement or disability plan or any government related teachers retirement plan containing qualifications requirements comparable to those of the Social Security Administration

In the case of a married couple either the husband or wife may own, hold life use in or be the beneficiary of a trust with respect to the property for which an exemption is claimed.

If the person receiving the exemption passes away the exemption will then be removed. It cannot be passed on to their surviving spouse.

The coding that is used to define this exemption is EAB

The filing period for this program is October lst


Blind Persons  Ss12-81 (17)

The definition of blindness is as follows:

Total and permanent loss of sight in both eyes or reduction in vision so that the central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses, or if visual acuity is greater than 20/200, it is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty degrees.

In order to receive the exemption persons must:

  1. Provide proof once to the assessor in accordance to the definition of blindness. (Assessor's generally require a certificate from a qualified medical practitioner)

  2. Be a Connecticut resident

  3. Be either record owner of, hold life use in or be the beneficiary of a trust estate with respect to the property on which the exemption will be applied

The exemption amount is $3,000. The coding for this exemption is FAA.

Handicapped Motor Vehicle Exemption Ss 12-81c

Any owner of a motor vehicle that has been specially equipped to accommodate a handicapped driver or passenger may be eligible for a handicapped exemption.

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  1. This exemption would include, but not limited to vehicle equipped with hand controls for the brake or accelerators and a wheelchair lift.

  2. To be eligible for this exemption the assessor must approve the vehicle.

This exemption is non-reimbursed by the state.

This exemption abates the motor vehicle tax in full. The exemption coding for this exemption is DCC

Tax Exempt Return (Quadrennial Report M-3) Ss 12-81 (7)

This exemption is available for real and personal property of a corporation organized exclusively for a charitable, educational, historical, literary, or scientific purpose. The corporation must be a non-profit organization
Before an exemption can be applied the Assessor must receive a properly executed report detailing a tax-exempt organizations make up and the use of the property.

If a non-profit organization owns a property but is renting/leasing the property out it and is being used for another purpose is not automatically exempt. This is also true even if the property is being rented out to another non-profit organization. Ss 12-81 (58) provides for a local exemption for real or personal property that is leased to a charitable religious or non-profit organization. In order for the Town's legislative body to adopt an ordinance exempting property owned by such an organization but leased to another user, the property must be used exclusively for religious, charitable or non-profit purposes.

The Supplemental Tax Exempt Return

This exemption is used by tax-exempt organizations to report property acquisitions or disposals that occur after a Tax Exempt Return is filed but before the next required quadrennial filing.

Tax Exempt and Supplemental tax exempt returns are required to be filed on or before November lst in order for the exemption to be applicable as of October Is'.
Assessors may grant a 60-day extension under Ss12-87 for the filing of the returns. If an extension is granted a late payment fee of $35 is required to be paid to the town in which the property is located by the organization claiming exemption.

What is the Mill Rate? 2018 Grand List Mill Rate 37.25
2019 Grand List Mill Rate 36.27
What is the Census Tract? 5241
What percentage of my home's value are taxes based on? 70% of the 10-1-2015 revaluation fair market value
How much is the veteran's exemption worth? $3,000 in assessment or $102.45


Below are some of the most frequently used forms and information related to assessment and exemptions. Clicking on any of the items listed will take you to a link where you can download and/or print the necessary information. For your convenience, exemption forms and appropriate proofs may be mailed directly to our office at Assessor - Marlborough Town Hall,P.O. Box 29, Marlborough, CT 06447.

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Mailing Address
Assessor's Office
P.O. Box 29
Marlborough, CT 06447

The Office of the Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all properties located within the Town. There are three types of taxes that we are responsible for. They are real estate, motor vehicle and personal property. It is the Assessor's responsibility to value all properties fairly, uniformly and equitably for Ad valorem taxation. All properties in town reflect the fair market value of the last revaluation, which was for the October 1, 2015 Grand List.

Our duties also include handling exemption programs for the blind, disabled, elderly, veterans who served during wartime, and disabled veterans. The elderly and disabled programs are income qualifies.

Marie Hall,CCMA II, Assessor
(860) 295-6201
FAX: (860) 295-0317

Town Hours of Operation

Monday            8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday           8:00 - 7:00
Wednesday      8:00 - 4:30
Thursday          8:00 - 4:30
Friday              8:00 - Noon

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