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.
Applications for the elderly or totally disabled homeowner tax credit program were mailed out, February 1st, 2013, to those who inquired during the past year as well as homeowners already on the program who needed to reapply. For more information or to obtain an applications, please call us or click on Barkhamsted tax relief to download a form.