WOODBURY — The Town Clerk reminds residents that various disability, military service persons’ and veterans’ exemptions must be filed with the clerk’s office by Thursday, September 30 at Town Hall, 275 Main St. South.
Applications for the exemptions are located at the Assessor’s Office, 281 Main St. South.
The Woodbury Assessor’s and Clerk’s Offices are open from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
The veterans’ exemption (12-93) separation papers (dd 214) must be filed with the clerk’s office. The exemption is $1,500. The veteran must have served at least 90 days, non-consecutive in a time of conflict in order to receive exemption.
Widows or widowers of service persons, who have not remarried, can file for this exemption, if they meet the above requirements.
Presently, all active-duty service persons are entitled to one tax exempt motor vehicle.
Veterans receiving a disability from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs must forward a copy of their statement from benefits payment records to the Assessor’s Office only if there is a change in the percent of disability.
The deadline for state and town additional veterans’ exemptions is Friday, October 1 for the Grand List. Income requirements are $37,600 for single veterans and $45,800 for married veterans based on 2020 earnings. Reapplication is required every two years.
The blind exemption and social security disability exemption must be applied for by Friday, October 1 for inclusion on the 2021 Grand List.
For the blind exemption, a certificate of legal blindness is required and can be obtained from the state Board of Education and Services for the Blind, which is based in Windsor. The exemption is for $3,000.
For the security disability, a copy of the original award letter stating when the disability began is required. The exemption is for $1,000.
Those seeking additional information may visit www.woodburyct.org.