The Assessor’s primary responsibility is the compilation of all taxable and exempt property in the Town of Barkhamsted.
The Assessor’s Office is responsible for the discovery, listing and equitable valuation of all real, personal property and motor vehicles within the Town of Barkhamsted in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes.
Annually provides a Grand List of all taxable property within the Town of Barkhamsted.
Maintains an up-to-date inventory of all properties, including land and improvements thereon, changes in ownership, new construction, alterations and subdivisions filed as of the assessment date. Annually inspects and values all permit activity within the town limits of Barkhamsted.
The assessor's office administers state and local programs of tax relief, apply exemptions as permitted by state law (Veterans, Disabled, Blind, Elderly Tax Relief, etc. and assist the public with a variety of inquires.
Adjust Motor Vehicle assessments that have either been sold, stolen, salvaged or registered out of State.
Every 5 years conduct a Revaluation of all Real Estate as defined by State Statutes.
Questions concerning assessed value, adjustments, exemptions, tax relief and improper motor vehicle tax billings should be directed to the Assessor’s Office @ 860-379-3600.
Questions regarding billing, tax balances due, amounts paid and interest should be directed to the Tax Collector’s Office @ 860-738-4762.
December 5, 2013
The Town of Barkhamsted has completed the Revaluation of all real property for the October 1, 2013 Grand List. Notices have been mailed out this week. You may review your new assessment on the Vision Government Solutions web site: www.vgsi.com or by clicking on the above link "Property cards" (see above Assessor links) . Property owners wishing to have their new assessments reviewed with a representative may do so by scheduling an appointment online. Please see information provided on your notice, for further information. Meetings will be held at the Town Hall by appointment only beginning on December 12, 2013. If you have not received your notice by Tuesday December 10, 2013, please call the Assessor's Office.
Francine Beland, CCMA II / Town Assessor