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Assessor

Department Info

Tax-Assessor

Contact: Assessor
Joseph Kusiak

Assistant Assessor
Priscilla Altorelli

Assessor's Aide
Veronica Hoffman
Location: Town Hall
1 First Street
Seymour, CT 06483
Hours: 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday
8:00 AM- 12:00 PM Friday
Telephone: (203) 881-5013
Fax: (203) 881-5005

The Assessor's Office prepares the annual grand list of taxable and non-taxable property and assesses and values real estate, business, personal property and motor vehicles.

TO ACCESS ASSESSORS TOWN MAPS:

http://www.seymourgis.com/

The primary responsibilities of the Assessor are:

  • Locating and identifying all taxable property in Seymour
  • Making an inventory of the quantity, quality, and important characteristics of all taxable property
  • Estimating the value of each taxable property
  • Determining the extent of taxability of each property
  • Calculating the assessed value of each property
  • Preparing and certifying the assessment roll of Seymour
  • Notifying owners of the assessed value of their properties
  • Defending value estimated and valuation methods during appeals by taxpayers

The Assessor's office is also responsible for the administration of property exemption programs.  These programs include:

  • veteran's programs
  • elderly tax relief (homeowners and renters)
  • farm, forest and open space
  • blind and disabled taxpayers
  • manufacturing and zone exemptions
  • private college and hospital exemptions
  • state-owned property reimbursement programs

This office also maintains land maps, property description cards and property ownership lists.