December 2004 the Town
of Branford amended the current Local Option Veteranís
This new exemption will
take affect October 1, 2005 for tax payments due July
2006 and January 2007. Veterans must qualify by income
to receive this new exemption.
Veterans must make
application in the time period of: February 1, 2005
through October 1, 2005. Application must be made in
person at the Assessorís Office, Branford Town Hall,
1019 Main Street, Branford, CT.
Certain criteria must
be met to qualify for the Local Option Veteranís Tax
exemption. Criteria as follows:
A) DD-214 must be
filed in the Town Clerks Office.
B) Must qualify under
12-81(19) & (22) of the General Statues.
C) Must qualify by
income. Income for 2005 Grand List is as follows
Income includes adjusted gross from your Federal Income
Tax Return (April 15, 2006), plus the amount in Box 5 of
your 1099 from Social Security if applicable. If you do
not file a Federal Income Tax Return then all income
must be submitted (all 1099ís) plus Social Security if
D) Copies of income
must be brought in when you come into the Assessorís
Office to make application.
E) This must be filed
by October 1, 2007.
ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE
TELEPHONE THE ASSESSORíS OFFICE 488-2039.