Property Tax Relief and Renter's Rebate
Renter's Rebate Program 2017
Applications taken between April 1, 2017 and September 30, 2017
If you rent, and are lower income, you may qualify for a rebate from the State of Connecticut which represents a portion of the property taxes where you live. Contact the Canton Senior and Social Services Office at 860.693.5811 to arrange to apply for this benefit. This program is for people over 65 and adults with a permanent disability. 2016 income for couples must not exceed (gross) $42,900 and for singles, $35,200. You will need to provide income documentation, rent and utility costs for 2016 when you apply.
For homeowners, property tax credits or reductions are available to homeowners. Application dates are from February 1st to May 15th each year. Eligibility is based on income, age, disability status and more. There are many categories of tax reduction, contact the Assessor's Office at 860.693.7842 to check details and apply when appropriate.