Applications for state tax relief for elderly and totally disabled homeowners will be available at the Southbury Assessor’s Office from February 1, 2019, until the deadline of May 15, 2019.
Applications will be mailed to those who are already on the program and need to refile this year.
To qualify, an applicant must own and reside at the property for which tax relief is being sought. Ownership must have been effective on or before October 1, 2018 and the applicant must have been 65 years of age by the end of 2018.
Regardless of age, persons with a 100% disability are also eligible.
Maximum income, including Social Security benefits, is $36,000 for a single person or $43,900 for a married couple. Income is taken for the year 2018. Proof of ALL income must be submitted with the application.
Town of Southbury