Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Welcome to the Assessor's Office!
The Assessor is responsible for the discovery, listing and valuation of all taxable and non-taxable property located within the Town of Portland annually as of the October 1 Assessment Date. Real Estate, Personal Property and Motor Vehicles are assessed at 70% of fair market value and values are determined by using uniform, fair and equitable appraisal methods legally prescribed by law.
Real Estate Assessments are 70% of fair market value as of the posted assessment date or Revaluation date. Real property is assessed in Connecticut on a 5 year cycle. - Portland’s most recent date of Revaluation date is October 1, 2021. Property values have increased 11.5% on average since the prior 2016 Revaluation year.
HOMEOWNERS SENIOR TAX CREDIT
The Town of Portland Tax Assessor’s Office will begin taking applications from new applicants for the Senior Tax Credit Program beginning in February through May 14, 2024. If you are currently on the program and did not file last year, it is time to renew your application.
If you and/or your spouse are 65 years of age or older or totally disabled, own your home and your income does not exceed $43,800 if unmarried, or $53,400 if married, you may be eligible for a tax benefit on your real estate taxes. Your 2023 Federal Income Tax Return and 1099 Social Security statement are needed as proof of income to submit an application.