Assessor's Office 

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

 

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

Town Assessor: 

Richard J. Lasky Jr. CCMA                     

Email 

Assessment Clerk: 

Amy Giveans
Email 

 

Office Hours: 

 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

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

Tuesday

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

Friday

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

* Due to the pandemic, Town Hall is currently closed to the public.
 

All services will still be provided by phone, email, postmail, or online accessibility. 

 

Office of the Assessor

The Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all taxable and non-taxable property located in town. Connecticut law requires us to list and value all real (e.g., land, houses, stores, etc.) and personal (e.g., motor vehicles, business equipment, etc.) property. This is an annual cycle with an assessment date of October 1. It's the Assessor's responsibility to insure all values are properly and uniformly made and that the grand list is a true and accurate report of all taxable and tax exempt property in the jurisdiction. Assessed values in Connecticut are based on 70% of fair market value. In addition the Town is required to perform a state mandated revaluation every 5 years.

Date of Revaluation: October 1, 2016 
 

Current Mill Rate:  34.38% 

Portland's Mill Rate History 

To calculate tax;  Assessment x .03438 = Annual Tax 

                 

 

               Assessment Records Online Database (NEW)

    

                Portland Parcel Maps 2015

              Online Tax Lookup 

Assessment Appeals

The Board of

Assessment Appeals

Motor Vehicle

hearings to be held on 

September 16, 2020 at 6:00pm 

Real Estate

& Personal Property

hearings will be held in March 
Application is due by
February 20th 

Assessmemt & Exemption Links 

 

Motor Vehicles

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. 

 

 

Personal Property

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, 2019 are hereby notified that they must file a declaration of their personal property on or before November 1, 2019.

 

Income & Expense Reports
  2019 Income & expense reports are DUE August 15, 2020 * ​

Elderly Homeowners / Totally Disabled Tax Credit 

Residents 65 years of age or totally disabled may be eligible for a tax credit on real estate providing they meet or are under the state regulated income guidelines. Official proof of income is required and applicants must re-file bi-annually thereafter.
  Applicants must file by May 15th  * 

Veterans 
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

All applications for classification of farm or forestland must be received by October 31, 2019.

 

 

Fixed Assessment Tax Incentive for Commercial Property

Per CGS Sec. 12-65b, The Town of Portland may enter into a written agreement, as approved by the Board of Selectmen, with a party owning (or proposing to acquire) real property in the Town of Portland to fix the assessment of such real estate, provided the party is proposing substantial improvements to the real estate.

  

 

Taxes

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

Can Find what your looking for? 

Please contact or Email the Assessor's Office.  

* Governor's Executive Order 7S

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