The filing period runs through Oct. 1. Anyone already receiving a regular disability, blind or veteran’s exemption may qualify for an additional exemption based on the state’s income guidelines.
Income limits are $33,500 for a single person and $40,900 for a married couple to be eligible.
Proof of income must be presented at time of application. Examples of income include federal income tax return and social security year end statement for 2012 if the applicant files an income tax return; W2 forms, pension year end statement, interest income, any other income and year end social security statement if the applicant does not file an income tax.
For more information, call the Assessor’s Office at (203) 720-7016.