Office of the Assessor 

The 2021 Revaluation has been completed

 July 2022 real estate tax will be based upon the October 1, 2021 Assessments 
               NOTE: Do not use the current mill rate with your new assessment to estimate tax

The Board of Selectman will set the new mill rate in May. 

Click here for online field cards and current assessment info
Assessment Appeals must be submitted in writing on or Before March 20, 2022
Board of Assessment Appeals 

The 2021 Grand List is up 11.35%!

2021 Grand List Totals  


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Elderly/Disabled Homeowner tax benefit program  

February 1 - May 15, 2022 


  • Must be 65 (as of January 1 of previous tax filing year 2021 ) 

  • Own Real Estate or hold life use 

  • Reside here in Portland CT for more then 6 months 

  • Must not be receiving property tax exemptions or benefits on other properties owned within or outside of Connecticut   

  • Applicants must not exceed the State Mandated Income Limits.

    • < $ 38,100  if unmarried ​

    • < $ 46,400 if married 

  • Proof of income is required based upon 2021 Net Income (including Social Security) 

Please contact the Assessors for more info or to set up an appointment. The Assessor will send notification to pre-existing applicants when it is their year to file. 


        M-35H Application                 2021 Elderly/Disabled Homeowner Tax Benefit Brochure 


Motor Vehicle Assessment 

Registered vehicles are assessed at 70% of average retail accordingly to NADA valuation guide as of the October 1st assessment date. Vehicles registered to the Town of Portland as of October 1st produce a tax bill the following July. 




Business & Personal Property Assessment 

In accordance with Connecticut General Statute, 12-40, all persons who are liable to pay taxes on tangible personal property belonging to them on October 1, 2021 are hereby notified that they must file a declaration of their personal property on or before November 1, 2021.

Declarations are Due November 1

TAX EXEMPT PROPERTY M-3 Quadrennial Reports - DUE November 1, 2021 


Income & Expense Reports
  2021 Income & expense reports are DUE JUNE 1, 2022 ​

Honorably discharged veterans must have a valid DD214 filed within the town's land records as of the October 1 assessment date to be eligible for Veteran Exemptions.  


Public Act 490  Farm & Forestland 

All applications for classification of farm or forestland must be received by October 31


Questions regarding billing, taxes due, amounts paid and interest should be directed to the  Tax Collector's Office  860-342-6737   

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Contact Info:

Assessor's Office 

33 East Main St., Lower Level 
Portland,  CT 06480 


Phone: 860-342-6744
Fax:      860-342-6738

Richard J. Lasky Jr. CCMA

Town Assessor:   

Amy Giveans
Assessment Clerk: 



* Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Real Estate & Personal Property
 Application for appeal is due by February 20th * 
* March 20, 2022 per CGS Sec.12-111 if a revaluation  extension  is granted .

Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicle hearings to be held in September