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Connecticut Homeowners Elderly/Disabled (Circuit Breaker) Tax Relief Program

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How can this program help me?

This program gives you a credit on your property tax bill if you are a qualifying older adult or person with a disability. The credit may lower your property tax bill. The amount of the credit depends on your income and filing status, up to a certain limit.

Many local communities provide additional exemptions for older adults with limited income. These can be offered in addition the the Circuit Breaker Tax Relief program. Your community will have its own program guidelines.


How do I get help?

To apply for this program, print and fill out the application form and mail it to your local tax assessor's office.

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A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

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