Exemptions

Motor Vehicles

Members of the Armed Forces serving in Active Duty must annually file application and proof of eligibility with the Assessor's office to claim exemption from motor vehicle taxation for that tax year. 

Non-Connecticut Resident Servicemembers may use the Federal Exemption Application Claim Form for vehicles they or their spouse own or the Connecticut Exemption Application Claim Form for one leased vehicle. 

Connecticut Resident or Non-Resident Servicemembers may file the Connecticut Exemption Application Claim Form to exempt one vehicle that they own or lease.

Veterans Exemptions

Please open link to exemption programs brochure pertaining to Veterans Exemptions: Information for Veterans

  1. Ordering Copies of DD214s

    Learn how to order duplicate copies of DD2114s.

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  2. Rule for Exemptions

    Learn about the rules and regulations for tax exemptions for veterans.

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  3. Tax Exemptions for Veterans

    Veterans must present their original DD214 discharge paper to the Town Clerk prior to October 1 in order to have the veteran's exemption applied to their tax bill for the following year.

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Elderly & Disabled Homeowners and Additional Veterans Income Qualified Exemptions

Biennial filing period for Elderly & Disabled Homeowners is February 1 - May 15 and is based on income qualifications*. For information on the Homeowner’s Program application process, please contact the assessor's office: assessor@mansfieldct.org..

COVID-19 Update for Re-filers only:

Pursuant to Governor's Executive Order 10-89th COVID-19 Order:

"3. Suspension of Reapplication Filing Requirement for the Homeowners’ – Elderly/Disabled Circuit Breaker and Freeze Tax Relief Programs. The biennial filing requirements imposed by Sections 12-170aa(e) and (f), 12-170v, 12-170w, 12-129b, 12-129c and 12-129n of the Connecticut General Statutes, for taxpayers who were granted tax relief benefits for the Grand List year 2018 and who are required to recertify for the Grand List year 2020, are suspended and such taxpayers shall automatically maintain their benefits for the next biennial cycle ending in Grand List year 2022. The municipal requirement to notify taxpayers concerning re-application requirements by regular mail is waived."

Biennial filing period for Additional Veterans, Income Qualified is February 1 - October 1 for the upcoming grand list year (i.e., October 1, 2021).  For additional information, please Click HERE.  For a printable application please Click HERE.

COVID-19 Update for Re-filers only:

Pursuant to Governor's Executive Order 10-89th COVID-19 Order:

"2. Suspension of Reapplication Filing Requirement for the Additional Veterans Tax Relief Program. The biennial filing requirements imposed by Sections 12-81g, 12-81f, 12-81ii and 12-81jj of the Connecticut General Statutes for taxpayers who were granted tax relief benefits pursuant to those sections for the Grand List year 2019 and who are required to recertify for the Grand List year 2021, are suspended and such taxpayers shall automatically maintain their benefits for the next biennial cycle ending in Grand List year 2023." 

First time filers, new applications: 

*2020 Calendar Year Income Qualifications for these programs are:  $37,000 Unmarried and $45,100 Married.