The following information has been provided by the office of East Haven Town Assessor Michael J. Milici.
Personal Property Declaration
Business and other owners of tangible personal property, pursuant to CGS 12-40 are required to file a Personal Property Declaration with the assessor by Nov. 1, 2012.
Companies that fail to declare by Nov. 1, 2012 are subject to an estimated assessment and a 25 percent penalty.
This does not include registered motor vehicles, airplanes and boats.
Personal property declaration forms can be obtained at the Assessor's Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512 or by calling 203-468-3233.
Change of Address for DMV
Any person with a registered motor vehicle must notify the DMV within 48 hours of any change of address in accordance with C.G.S. Sec. 14-17a.
Motor vehicles registered out of state must be registered within 60 days of residency in the state of Connecticut, according to CGS 14-12a.
Residents who fail to register their vehicles are subject to an estimate of tax. If you are a resident of another state, your vehicle should not be garaged in the with out of state registration.
The Assessor's Office will report violators to the and the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
Exemptions for specially equipped vehicles for the use or transportation of a handicapped individual or antique vehicles must annually submit an application to the Assessor for examination by Dec. 31.
Filing Proof of Disability
Totally disabled residents must file with the assessor proof of disability by Oct. 1, 2012.
Farm & Forest Property Owners
Farmers must file Personal Property exemption application to the assessor before Nov. 1 annually.
Farm and forest property owners applying for assessment relief under provisions of CGS 12-107 must make application to the East Haven Assessor between Sept. 1, 2012 to Nov. 1, 2012 for the Oct. 1, 2012 Grand List.
Property owners who have not obtained permits for new construction, improvements and alterations exceeding $100 in value, or structures razed or removed between Oct. 1, 2011 and Oct. 1, 2012 are required to report said activity to the Assessor in the month of October.
Board of Assessment Appeals Applications to must be submitted by Aug. 20, 2012. The meeting will be held on Monday, September 17, 2012 in the Assessor’s Office.
Appeals for real estate assessments must be submitted between Feb. 1, 2013 and Feb. 20, 2013. Meetings are held in March.
For more information, contact the East Haven Assessors Office at 468-3233 or 250 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512.