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					                                               Mail: The National Archives and Records`
Certificate of Entitlement-portability of              Admin., 8601 Adelphi Road
        exemption                                      College Park, MD 20740-6001               VETERANS’ EXEMPTIONS
1. Any person who has established a right to
a veteran’s property tax exemption may
                                               Connecticut General Statutes-                     __________________________________
receive from the relevant municipality a
certificate of entitlement.                    §12-81(19), (20), (21), (22), (23), (24), (25),
                                               (26), (27), (28), (53) Veterans Exemptions
2. The certificate is to be provided to the
assessor in the municipality in which an       §12-81cc. Portability of certain veterans’
exemption is claimed.                          property tax exemptions

3. Please refer to the Active Duty &           §12-85. Veterans’ exemptions, residence and
Honorably Discharged Veterans-Resident         record ownership requirements
Requirements to establish your exemption.
                                               §12-93. Veterans’ exemptions; proof of claim
Active Duty-Exemptions
Form: Application For A Motor Vehicle          §12-93a. Residential dwelling on leased land
Property Tax Exemption or Exemption
Benefit for Connecticut Residents on Active    §12-94. Exemptions of servicemen, veterans
Military Duty. One passenger vehicle per       and their relatives...where made
active duty service-person is exempt with
application.                                   §12-95. Exemptions only on submission of
Filing Deadline: Filing is to be not later
                                               §12-128. Refund of tax erroneously collected

than December 31st following the date the
property tax is due.                           from veterans and relatives

Supplemental Motor Vehicle                     §27-103. Definitions, as amended by P.A. 06-
Veteran’s    exemptions     established by
September 30th may be applied to a January
                                               Federal Soldiers & Sailors Relief Act—
supplemental motor vehicle bill.
                                               Non Resident
Copies of Discharge Records (DD-214)           This Act provides for a non resident service
                                               person, as a result of military orders,               New London Assessor’s Office
Contact the National Archives and Records
                                               stationed in Connecticut on October 1st to
Administration for discharge records.
                                               be exempt from personal property listed in                   181 State Street
Internet:                                      the service persons name. Contact your legal    service officer for an affidavit. Annual filing          New London CT 06320
ndex.html                                      is required.
                                                                                                         Phone (860) 447-5216
                                                                                                          Fax (860) 447-5225
Tel: 1-866-272-6272
                                                   Disability Rating:                              Vietnam Era
Veterans’ Exemptions                                   Percentage           Exemption
                                                                                                   February 28, 1961 to July 1, 1975
_________________________________                                                                  Lebanon
Active Duty & Honorably Discharged                     10% - 25%            $ 1,500
                                                                                                   July 1, 1958 to November 1, 1958 or
Veterans-Residents                                     26% - 50%            $ 2,000
                                                                                                   September 29, 1982 to March 30, 19842
                                                       51% - 75%            $ 2,500
Requirements:                                          76% - 100%           $ 3,000
                                                                                                   Invasion of Grenada
                                                       Age 65 and over      $ 3,000
1. Resident of New London by the October                                                           October 25, 1983 to December 15, 19832
1st assessment date. (see Certificate of           Service connected exemptions vary on
Entitlement)                                                                                       Operation Earnest Will
                                                   severity of the disability.
                                                                                                   February 1, 1987 to July 23, 19872
2. Active duty service or has served in the Air    Additional Veterans’ Exemption
                                                                                                   Invasion of Panama
Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corp, and                Once qualified for a veteran’s exemption a      December 20, 1989 to January 31, 19902
activated National Guard. National Guard           veteran is automatically entitled to an
activated by an act of Congress or when            additional exemption amount of half of the
serving for homeland security.                                                                     Persian Gulf War
                                                   present exemption entitlement. For              After August 2, 19903
                                                   example, if a veteran is qualified for $2,000
3. Service of 90 days or more (see Disabled        exemption, an additional $1,000 this
Veterans); or                                      exemption is automatically granted.             1
                                                                                                       Pursuant to §12-86, twelve o’clock midnight on
                                                                                                       December 31, 1947 is the World War II
4. Service in a combat or combat support role      In addition, the additional veteran’s               termination date for purposes of granting a
lasting less than 90 days                          exemption is double the exemption if                property tax exemption.
                                                   income qualified. Income limits range from
a. Awarded the expeditionary medal                 $29,800 single to $36,500 married adjusted
b. Service for the duration of the campaign        gross income (including social security
   (Lebanon, Operation Earnest Will)               payments). One hundred percent disabled         2 A person must have served in a combat support
                                                   veterans income limit range is $18,000 single        role for the duration of a campaign lasting less
5a. Active Duty--Veteran’s letter stating active                                                        than 90 days (i.e. the Invasions of Grenada and
                                                   to $21,000 married adjusted gross income             Panama) in order to qualify for a property tax
duty status, filed by September 30th, with town    (not include social security). A biennial            exemption. A person must also have served in a
clerk annually, or                                 application is required.                             combat or combat support role in Lebanon or in
                                                                                                        Operation Earnest Will, during the specified
5b. Discharged--Veteran’s honorable discharge                                                           dates, in order to qualify for an exemption. An
filed by September 30th                                                                                 armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to
                                                                                                        such individuals
Exemption is in the amount of $1,000               Dates of wars military campaigns, and
                                                   operations under §27-103.
Disabled Veterans                                  World War II
Submit a copy of the Veteran’s Disability          December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1956i
Rating from Veteran’s Administration.
                                                   Korean Conflict
Filing is annual unless the disability is 100%     June 27, 1950 to January 31, 1955
and permanent or the applicant is over 65
years of age.
    Although referred to as the Persian Gulf War,
    service in the Persian Gulf is not required, nor is
    service in a combat or combat support role.

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