Personal Property Declaration Forms
Filing deadline for 2017 Declarations of Personal Property Forms
All persons or businesses liable to pay taxes on Personal Property in the Town of Colchester (other than registered motor vehicles) belonging to them on the first day of October 2017 shall file lists on such Personal Property no later than close of business, 4:30pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017 or US postmarked by same date as defined by C.G.S. Sec 1-2a. For additional information, or to download the appropriate forms please proceed to the Assessor page and select "Personal Property Taxation Liability Tab" under additional links.
The Assessor’s Office plans, directs, organizes and implements a continuing town-wide program of real and personal property assessment for the purpose of local taxation as prescribed by State statute.
The Assessor’s Office performs inspections of new and existing properties and properties under construction to determine their value. Additionally, every five years, the Assessor’s Office coordinates and oversees the town-wide revaluation of all taxable and non-taxable property to reflect current market trends. The Office supervises all contracted appraisal work for revaluation and superior court appeals.
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for administering both local and state exemption programs for Elderly, Blind, Disabled, Veterans, Disabled Veterans, Firefighters, and Handicapped.