2017 Annual Income and Expense Reports
The Assessor's Office is preparing for the next revaluation of all real property located in Watertown. In order to assess your real property fairly and equitably, information regarding the property income and expenses is required.
Section 12-63c of the Connecticut General Statutes requires all owners of rental real property to annually file this report.
All property owners must sign and return this from to the Watertown Assessor's Office on or before June 1, 2018 to avoid a Ten Percent Penalty.
A Copy of this report can be downloaded here.
The Assessor's Office will begin taking application for the 2017 Elderly and Totally Disabled Homeowners between
Thursday, February 15 and Tuesday, May 15
We will be accepting applications between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. Applicants wishing to apply must bring a copy of their 2017 Federal Tax Return along with their 1099 from Social Security. We CANNOT process applications without that documentation. If you do not file a tax return please bring any 1099 Statements from Pensions, Bank Interest, Dividends, Unemployment, Lottery Winnings, and Net Rental Income.
A summary of Tax Credit Programs can be found HERE.
PERSONAL PROPERTY DECLARATIONS
All owners of taxable business personal property are required to file declarations of such property with the Assessor of the Town where the property is located on the October 1, 2017 assessment date. This declaration is due to the Assessor’s Office by November 1, 2017. Failure to declare will result in a 25% penalty.
Items to be declared include: non-registered motor vehicles, snowmobiles, and trailers; horses and ponies not used in farming; business furniture and fixtures; farming machinery and tools; mechanics tools; electronic data processing equipment; and leased equipment and machinery. All in-home businesses must declare personal property. Real estate and registered motor vehicles are not included in these declarations.
2017 Long Form
2017 Short Form
2017 Manufacturer's Form
2017 Farmer's Form
Please feel free to visit the Assessor’s Real Estate data base which is online at: http://www.qpublic.net/ct/watertown/
The Assessors maps are available online as well at: http://hosting.tighebond/watertownct .