The Roxbury Assessor’s Office has announced property tax exemptions and 490 classification.
Exemption for Blindness: To receive a $3,000 assessment exemption, certification of blindness must be obtained from the State of Connecticut, Department of Human Resources, Board of Education and Services for the Blind.
This certificate should be filed with the Assessor’s office by Oct. 1.
Exemption for totally disabled taxpayers: To receive a $1,000 assessment exemption, proof of permanent total disability from the Social Security Administration should be presented to the assessor, along with a signed application Form D-1 (available in the Assessor’s office) by Oct. 1.
Veterans: To be eligible for this exemption, a veteran should file an honorable discharge (form DD-214) with the town clerk before Oct. 1.
Farm, forest and open Space: Owners wishing to classify land as farm, forest or open space should contact the assessor’s office for details and applications.
The filing period for classification is Sept. 1 through Oct. 31.