NOTICE: Commissioner Saadi of the Department of Veterans Affairs announces DVA Omnibus Protocols COVID19 Updated March 27 2020

Overview

Veterans, who have ninety (90) days of wartime service, including Merchant Marines who served during WWII, are eligible for a $1,500 exemption for property tax purposes (e.g., real estate property or automobiles).

Veterans below a certain income level and/or disabled veterans are eligible for additional property tax exemptions. Surviving spouses of veterans may also be eligible for this benefit. Contact your municipality’s Tax Assessor Officer for specific details. [(CGS Sec. 12-81, CGS sec. 12-81g)

An exemption is the reduction of the property’s assessed value for tax purposes. (CGS Sec. 12-81).