Military Exemptions

Veterans

Veterans who served in the military during a time of war, ("service in time of war" means service of ninety or more cumulative days during a period of war...") and own property or cars in the Town of Mansfield, may file their military discharges with the Town Clerk's office in order to receive tax exemptions. Original DD214s and certified copies of DD214s will be accepted as proof of prior service in the military.

Periods of War

Effective October 1, 2022 Amended by Public Act 22-24, The following dates are determined to be periods of war, pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 27-103:

WarDate of War
AfghanistanOctober 24, 2001 to August 30, 2021
Berlin AirliftAugust 14, 1961 to June 1, 1962
BosniaAfter December 20,1995
Boxer RebellionJune 20, 1900 to May 12, 1901
Cuban PacificationSeptember 12, 1906 to April 1, 1909
Haitian CampaignJuly 9, 1915 to December 6, 1915
Invasion of GrenadaOctober 25, 1983 to December 15, 1983 2
Invasion of PanamaDecember 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 2
IraqMarch 19, 2003 to December 31, 2011

June 1, 2014 to December 9, 2021
Korean HostilitiesJune 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955
Lebanon ConflictJuly 1, 1958 to November 1, 1958
Lebanon Peace-Keeping MissionSeptember 29, 1982 to March 30, 1984
Moro Province EngagementAugust 13, 1898 to July 15, 1903
Nicaraguan CampaignAugust 28, 1912 to November 2, 1913
Operation Desert Shield/Desert StormAugust 2, 1990 to June 30, 1994 3
Operation Earnest WillFebruary 1, 1987 to July 23, 1987
Philippine InsurrectionAugust 13, 1898 to July 4, 1902
Punitive Expedition to MexicoMarch 10, 1916 to April 6, 1917
Service in RussiaApril 6, 1917 to April 1, 1920
SomaliaAfter December 2, 1992
South Korea Demilitarized ZoneAfter February 1, 1955
Spanish-American WarApril 21, 1898 to August 13, 1898
Vietnam EraFebruary 28, 1961 to July 1, 1975
World War IApril 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918
World War IIDecember 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946