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Elderly and Disabled Homeowners Tax Relief Program

Calling all eligible Mansfield Homeowners!   Beginning February 1, through August 15, 2017 the Town of Mansfield will be scheduling appointments to complete applications for the 2016 Homeowners’-Elderly/Disabled Tax Relief Program. The property tax credit program is for Connecticut homeowners in residence of real property on or before October 1, 2016, who are elderly (65 and over) or totally disabled, and whose annual incomes have not exceeded $35,200 for unmarried/singles, and $42,900 for married applicants. Contact the Mansfield Human Services Department at (860) 487-9873 or the Mansfield Assessor’s office at (860) 429-3311 for additional information. Please be prepared to provide your name, address and telephone number so that we may be in contact with you.

Applicants must provide documentation of 2016 income which includes:

  • Social Security income
  • Railroad Retirement
  • SSI
  • State Public Assistance
  • Veteran's Pensions
  • Veteran's Disability Income
  • Other pensions
  • Lottery winnings
  • IRA interest
  • Dividends
  • Wages
  • Alimony
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Income from sale or rental of property

If filed, a copy of the 2016 Filed Federal Income Tax form must be provided.

Applicants may call Mansfield Department of Human Services at 860.487.9873 with questions or to schedule appointments. Current recipients who are required to reapply this year should have received an application packet in the mail. Mobile home owners who receive tax rebates under the Elderly/Disabled Renters Tax Relief Program are not eligible under the Homeowner's Program.