All owners of taxable personal property are required to file declarations annually with the Assessor in the municipality where such property is located, by November 1st each year.
Owners of unregistered motor vehicles or vehicles registered in another State, are required to make declaration to the Assessor of the municipality where the vehicle "most frequently leaves from and returns to or remains." -C.G.S. 12-71b(g)
Failure to file by the prescribed deadline will result in estimated assessments with penalty.
If you previously reported taxable property that you no longer have, you must return the declaration indicating removal of the property from your tax liability.
Personal Property Declarations will be mailed to previously registered accounts and are also available for printing and downloading under the Quick Links tab "Personal Property Declarations".
Extension to file, may be granted by the Assessor for good cause, email requests must be made prior to November 1st and sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
NEW FOR 2021 ONLINE FILING OF PERSONAL PROPERTY DECLARATIONS: ELECTRONIC FILING WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED ACCOUNTS OCTOBER 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 1, 2021; Must have code to file online: Personal Property Online Portal