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%!
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.
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.
Additional Veterans Application (Income guidelines, 65 years of age or disabled)
Local Option Veteran (Income guidelines, 65 years of age or disabled)
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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33 East Main St., Lower Level
Portland, CT 06480
Richard J. Lasky Jr. CCMA
* 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.