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Exemptions/Tax Relief Programs

Q: Am I eligible for any exemptions?

A: You may be eligible. The exemption categories include Veteran; Spouse of a deceased Veteran; Blind; Totally Disabled; Motor Vehicle of a Serviceman or Servicewoman (active duty); Farmers / Merchants; and Forest, Farm and Open Space.  For details about these exemptions, or if you think you may qualify, contact the Assessor’s Office at (860) 757-9648.  Veterans’ & other exemptions, if any, appear in the total exemptions (“exempt”) box on your tax bill.

Q: Are there any tax benefits for senior citizens?

A: Yes!  If you or your spouse are age 65 or older, permanently reside in Hartford (legal residence), either own your own home, and meet certain income restrictions, you may be eligible for one or more forms of city or state financed property tax credits and / or tax deferral.  To inquire about eligibility, or for information about these programs, contact the Assessor's Office at (860) 757-9648. You may also inquire in person at the Assessor’s Office, Room 108 at City Hall.  If you are a renter and meet certain income restrictions, you can apply at the Elderly Services Division located at 2 Holcomb Street, First Floor, Hartford; Telephone:(860) 547-1426.

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Tax Contact

Tax Collection Office
Address: 550 Main St
Room 106
Hartford, CT 06103
Office: (860) 757-9630
Fax: (860) 722-6085

Office Hours:
Mon - Wed 8:15am - 2:00pm
Thurs 8:15am - 7:00pm
Fri 8:15am - 2:30 pm

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM