Assessor

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2017 Personal Property Declaration

Mission Statement

The Town Assessor's Office is responsible for the discovery, listing, and equitable valuation of all real and personal property within the Town of Sherman in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes for the annual production of the Grand List.

Contact Information and Office Hours

Phone: (860) 355-0376
Fax: (860) 350-5041 

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00 - 4:00pm

Mailing Address:
Assessor's Office
Mallory Town Hall
9 Rt 39 North
P.O. Box 39
Sherman, Connecticut 06784

Assessor's Office Staff

Al Garzi, CCMAII, Assessor, CCMAII
Kathy Retter, CCMAI, Assistant Assessor, CCMAI

Description of Services and Fees

The assessor and staff administer state and local programs of tax relief & apply exemptions (blind, disabled, veterans, fireman’s abatement etc.) as permitted by state law.

Elderly Tax Credit:
Income requirements for Elderly & Disabled Tax Relief for 2016 Grand List for the State are $42,900 married and $35,200 single. Income requirements for Elderly & Disabled Tax Relief for 2016 for the Town of Sherman are $42,900 married and $35,200 single. Filing period is February 1 through May 15, applications are available in the Assessor’s Office.

Town of Sherman Additional Tax Credit For Veterans:
Sherman Veterans who meet the requirements provided by section 12-81(19) and (22) and meet certain income requirements will be eligible for additional veterans exemption. Maximum income requirement is as follows:
  • Single - $52,700 - Income includes Social Security
  • Married - $58,900 - Income includes Social Security
Applications are available in the Assessor’s Office. Filing period is February 1 thru October 1.

Motor Vehicle:
To receive credit for Motor vehicles Sold, Stolen, Salvaged or Registered Out of State one of the following proofs are required:
  • Receipt from DMV for return of license plates.
  • Copy of "bill of sale" or "transfer of title"
  • Statement from insurance company stating when insurance was cancelled and reason for cancellation.
  • Copy of "accident/police report".
  • Copy of out-of-state registration.
  • Proof of date you moved out of state, i.e., lease, deed, and utility bill. (Must show new address)
Revaluation:
The Assessor’s office conducts a revaluation of all Real Estate as defined by State Statutes every 5 years. Sherman’s last revaluation was conducted October 1, 2013.

The Mill Rate for the 2016 Grand list is 20.33.

Questions concerning assessed value, adjustments, exemptions, tax relief and improper motor vehicle tax billings should be directed to the Assessor’s Office @ 860-355-0376.

Questions regarding billing, tax balances due, amounts paid and interest should be directed to the Tax Collector’s Office @ 860-354-4146.