Totally Disabled Persons – Per the provisions of State Statute §12-81(55)
How can I qualify?
As of October 1st, the assessment date, you must:
- Be a Putnam resident.
- Be receiving permanent disability benefits from Social Security Administration government retirement/disability plan with similar requirements to the Social Security Administration.
How do I apply?
Submit an application provided by the Assessor’s Office along with acceptable documentation of proof of total disability to the Assessor.
Applications may be down loaded from this site – see Form D-1.
When may I apply?
You may apply at any time during the year. However, the exemption will be granted for the next Grand List filed by the Assessor following your application date. Example: An exemption application filed May 23, 2006, the exemption will first apply on the October 2006 Grand List.
When do I have to reapply?
You only have to apply once for this exemption.
What are the benefits of this program?
A reduction of $1,000 in assessment will be applied to property you own.