164 Main Street, Hampton, CT 06247                                                                 Mailing: P. O. Box 143, Hampton, CT 06247

Phone: (860) 455-9132
Fax: (860) 455-0517

Town Hall Hours: Tuesdays: 9:00a-4:00p
Thursdays: 10:00a-7:00p;  Bldg Dept: 6:00p-8:00p Thursdays Only

 

Tax Assessor

The primary function of the Assessor's Office is to prepare the Grand List each year for the purpose of tax collection to fund the needs of the Town's General Government and Education budgets. The Grand list is comprised of three parts: Real Estate, Personal Property and Motor Vehicles. The Assessor's Office must discover, list and value all taxable and nontaxable property located within the Town of Hampton in accordance with Connecticut General Statutes. This office is also responsible for administering exemption programs for the veterans, elderly, blind and disabled persons.
 
Questions concerning assessed value, adjustments, exemptions, tax relief and motor vehicle tax credits should be directed to the Assessor's Office.
Questions regarding billing, tax balances due, amounts paid and interest should be directed to the Tax Collector's office.
 
Assessment data is available at Vision Government Solutions
Assessor maps with the latest data and Geographic Information System (GIS) information is now available on-line at www.neccog.org/gis
 
TAX RELIEF FORMS
 
Please note that the applications below may be filled out ahead of time but must either be SIGNED IN FRONT OF THE ASSESSOR or NOTARIZED unless otherwise stated on the form.
Application for classification of land as Forest Land
Application for classification of land as Farmland
Application for classification of land as Open Space
IMPORTANT:
For the 3 forms above, (Forest Land, Farmland & Open Space), please carefully read the "Owner's Affidavit" section on the form. Before signing it, be sure you have obtained a copy of and read CT State Statute 12-504a-12-504e
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 For the listing of certified forester’s for PA 490 Forestland, click this link  http://www.ct.gov/dep/lib/dep/forestry/forest_practitioner_certification/directry.pdf
 
 
ELDERLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED TAX CREDITS
 
If you are 65 or older or totally disabled, you may be eligible for tax credits.  The maximum income allowed for a married couple is $42,900 and $35,200 for singles.  The filing period is from February 1st thru May 15th to receive the tax credit on your July real estate tax bill.  Applications are available in the Assessor’s Office and can also be accessed online at www.hamptonct.org on the Assessor’s page.  If you are already on the program, you will be notified when to refile.
 
ADDITIONAL VETERAN’S EXEMPTION
 
The filing period for applications for Additional Veteran’s Exemption is February 1st to October 1st for the 10/1/2017 Grand List.  Maximum income allowed for a married couple is $42,900 and $35,200 for singles. 100% VA determined Disabled Veterans' income limits differ; they are $18,000 for single applicants and $21, 000 for married applicants (some income is excluded from calculation-please contact the Assessor's office for details). Applications are available in the Assessor’s Office and can also be accessed online at www.hamptonct.org on the Assessor’s page.  If  you are already on the program, you will be notified when to refile.
 
Claim for Property Tax Exemption in the State of Connecticut Under the Federal Servicemembers Civil Relief Act-There are two forms below; one for CT residents and another for non-CT residents stationed in CT on military orders.
 
 
The last revaluation was performed in 2013 by Vision Appraisal Online Database
Online Resources
Staff
Assessor
Kathleen Thornton, CCMA II
Assistant Assessor
Jody Heon, CCMA I
Location
Hampton Town Hall
Phone Number
860 455-9132 ext. 5
Fax
860 455-0517
Email
assessors@hamptonct.org
Hours
Tuesdays: 9 am to 4 pm
Thursdays: 12 noon to 7 pm
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